Sylvicapra

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Sylvicapra

see duiker.
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At the flush, however, I nearly wet my pants when a common duiker, an antelope about the size of a Brittany, bounded from the grass and made a frantic, zigzagging escape.
2 1 Buffalo Syncerus caffer 2 Bushbuck Tragelaphus scriptus 1 1 1 Common Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia 1 Duiker Cephalophinae 1 1 Gazelle Gazella sp.
Other large ungulates common in the study area included Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli), impala (Aepyceros melampus), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis), greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus), waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), sable (Hippo-tragus niger), klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus), common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), steenbok (Raphicerus campestris), warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), bushpig (Potamochoerus porcus), and 12 black rhinos.
document the local presence of eland (Taurotragus oryx), red hartebeest (Alcelaphus caama) and common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) into the late 19th century.
Arbousset & Daumas 1968) document large numbers of antelope, and the Phuthiatsana-ea-Thaba Bosiu River itself is named after the common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia; Phuti in Sesotho).