antelope

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antelope

member of the family Bovidae, including the genus Tragelaphus, which contains many genera of African antelopes. Includes a large variety of hollow-horned ruminants from dog to cow size. Many types of horns but all simple and persistent.
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As the morning passed we saw several nice dik-dik, but the command to shoot never came.
After a short, time, Gunter spotted a nice dik-dik just five yards off the trail.
Tim Rowlands, curator of mammals at Chester Zoo, with the baby dik-dik antelope
Dik dik weight Native to Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia, the dik-dik gets its name from the noise it makes when running for cover.
He added: "Then we took him out hunting and he crept up like we do on the first prey he saw, a fully- grown dik-dik.
He said, 'Then we took him out hunting and he crept up like we do on the first prey he saw, a fully grown dik-dik.
The driving force behind the safari, Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (who is originally from Chiang Mai), went to Kenya in December to secure 175 animals--including giraffes, flamingoes, hippos, zebras, dik-diks, impalas, buffaloes and gazelles--in exchange for a reported $1 million to go towards Kenyan conservation efforts, and a promise to train Kenyans in the way of the Thai mahout (elephant trainers, whose practices many consider harsh).
How do you prevent dik-diks from cross breeding or determine if a panda is pregnant?
In the case of the threatened dik-diks, a type of antelope, it explained why some produced infertile offspring.