JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Dik-dik antelope || Tsavo East || Aug 2017<br />
<a href="https://www.facebook.com/MohammedSalmanPics/" rel="nofollow">https://www.facebook.com/MohammedSalmanPics/</a><br /> Click/tap to enlarge

Dik-dik antelope

|| Tsavo East || Aug 2017
https://www.facebook.com/MohammedSalmanPics/

    comments (4)

  1. There are two species of dik-dik in Kenya - do you know if this is a Kirk's or Gunther's? Posted 2 years ago
    1. I've compared the descriptions of each appearance but there's few differences other than size, Kirk's being larger. Yet when comparing photos, I keep seeing Gunthers' Dik Dik having this weird deformed nose. So my guess is Kirks :) Posted 2 years ago
  2. Seriously adorable creature. I was curious about that black spot under its eye, and read this on Wikipedia: "A bare black spot below the inside corner of each eye contains a preorbital gland that produces a dark, sticky secretion. Dik-diks insert grass stems and twigs into the gland to scent-mark their territories."


    Posted 2 years ago
  3. Posted 2 years ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

No species identified

The species on this photo is not identified yet. When signed in, you can identify species on photos that you uploaded. If you have earned the social image editing capability, you can also identify species on photos uploaded by others.

View Mohammed Salman's profile

By Mohammed Salman

All rights reserved
Uploaded Apr 24, 2018. Captured Aug 3, 2017 19:51.
  • ILCA-99M2
  • f/6.3
  • 1/400s
  • ISO500
  • 600mm