Animals Mammals

Animals Mammals

Kirk's Dik-dik


SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Madoqua kirkii
PROFILE:

Kirk’s┬ádik-diks are highly selective browsers, feeding on only particular parts of plants. They prefer to live among low, thick vegetation because they do not like to be away from cover.

TYPE OF ANIMAL:
Mammal, Cetartiodactyla (even-toed ungulate)
NATIVE TO:
eastern and southwestern Africa
CONSERVATION STATUS:
Currently stable
DIET:
Herbivore
LIFE EXPECTANCY:
zoos - up to 17+ years
SOCIAL STATUS:
live in a territory of about three animals
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