Kirk’s Dik-dik Madoqua kirkii

What’s in a name? When running, these antelope produce a “dik dik” sound!

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ORIGIN:
Subsaharan Africa

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HABITAT:
Shrubbed areas

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
7-13 lbs
Height: 12-16 in

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DIET:
Grasses, leaves and sedges

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PREDATORS:
Cheetahs, leopards, baboons, snakes and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:

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REPRODUCTION:
Sexually mature at 6 months

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THREATS:
None

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
17 yrs in human care

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