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Damara Dik-dik - Nosed up A Damara Dik-dik, as photographed in the wilds of Africa.  Although this photograph leaves much to desire for, it is indicative of the unique snout / nose of this rare and very small antelope species.  Geotagged,Kirks dik-dik,Madoqua kirkii,Namibia,adorable,antelope,beautiful,cute,fantastic,markings,nose,petite,rare,small,snout Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Damara Dik-dik - Nosed up

A Damara Dik-dik, as photographed in the wilds of Africa. Although this photograph leaves much to desire for, it is indicative of the unique snout / nose of this rare and very small antelope species.

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  1. Excellent shot, love the toma haircut! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy ... with the poor lighting conditions, this was the best I could do with these elusively shy animals. Posted 4 years ago
      1. It looks fine to me :) Posted 4 years ago

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Kirk's dik-dik is a small antelope found in eastern and southwestern Africa. It grows to 70 cm in length and weighs up to 7 kg when fully grown, standing to a shoulder height of about 35–45 cm . It has a reddish-brown head and a tail that is 3.5–5.5 cm long.

It has a soft, grizzled gray to brown coat and eats a wide range of plants. It has hooves with rubbery undersides, which are effective when travelling over rocky terrain. Newborns are hidden for two to three.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Living Wild
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Uploaded Jan 16, 2015. Captured Jan 12, 2015 14:26 in Etosha National Park, Dik-Dik Drive, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/6.3
  • 1/166s
  • ISO400
  • 370mm