Duiker

Duiker
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Subfamily
  Duiker

 
Status
  Varies by species.
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Thu Dec 12 21:21:35 2013
Image Credit
  Cephalophus_sylvicultor_sylvicultor2.jpg
Image Comment
  A yellow-backed duiker.
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Duiker Facts & Trivia for kids

  • There are about 20 species of Duiker.
  • Duikers are small to medium sized antelopes.
  • Duikers have longer back legs than front legs.
  • Duikers live in central, western, eastern and southern Africa.
  • Duikers are browsers, eating leaves, fruits and shoots from shrubs and trees.
  • Duikers tend to live individually or in pairs.
  • Duikers are shy animals.
  • The animal name Duiker rhymes with biker.
  • Duikers will dive into brush to escape danger.
  • The name Duiker is derived from a word meaning 'diver'.
  • Duikers are well shaped for diving into bushes with their small cone shaped head and low small shoulders.

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