Duiker - Grey
The grey, common, or bush Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) is a small to medium-sized antelope native to Sub-Saharan Africa. The name comes from the Dutch word for diver, which refers to their practice of diving into tangles of shrubbery. Since the Grey Duiker lives in more open areas, like savannahs, it has longer legs and vertical horns, which allows it to run faster and for longer distances. Only the males, who are more confrontational and territorial, exhibit horns which can grow to 11 cm (4.3 in) long. The females are distinctly larger than the males.
WEIGHT MALE: 18.7 KG
WEIGHT FEMALE: 20.7 KG
SHOULDER HEIGHT MALE: 50 CM
SHOULDER HEIGHT FEMALE: 52 CM
MATING SEASON: THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Weights & shoulder heights are averages