Bay duiker

Bay duiker

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Cephalophinae
Species : Cephalophus dorsalis

 

Keywords: black , brown , stripe , tail , white , horn , nocturnal

The Bay duiker is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Bay duiker

Adult weight : 11.6 kg (25.52 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 18 years

Female maturity :578 days

Gestation : 236 days

Litter size : 1

Weight at birth : 1.61 kg (3.542 lbs)

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Facts about the bay duiker

Ecology and Behavior The bay duiker is strictly nocturnal. (Full text)

"The numbers are just huge," Bennett said,especially when hoofed animals are taken into account: WCS estimates that28 million bay duikers are killed annually, as are 16 million blue duikers. (Full text)

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