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Kirk's Dik Dik

Madoqua kirkii

Description:

It grows to 70 centimetres (28 in) in length and weighs up to 7 kilograms (15 lb) when full grown. It has a reddish-brown head and a tail that is 35–55 cm (14–22 in) long.

Habitat:

savanna

Notes:

Spotted this cute pair of Kirk's Dik Dik while on safari in Masai Mara.

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3 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 8 years ago

They look rather different from the one's I saw in Samburu, and yet, obviously the same species

dandoucette
dandoucette 8 years ago

Yeah, you're right, they do have a combination of animals look to them

ToriMiller
ToriMiller 8 years ago

How adorable! They look like a cross between a deer and a kangaroo!

dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Rift Valley, Kenya

Lat: -1.53, Long: 35.17

Spotted on Nov 1, 2008
Submitted on May 1, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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