Jentink's duiker

Jentink's duiker

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


Keywords: gray , black , white , horn , nocturnal

The Jentink's duiker is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Some facts about the
Jentink's duiker

Adult weight : 70 kg (154 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 21 years

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Jentink's duiker

The Jentink's duiker is considered the world's rarest antelope.

jentinki are not known, wild Jentink's duikers are known to visit the sea shore - where their tracks are seen on the beach - to lick salt from the sand (Wilson and Wilson, 1990; Kingdon, 1997). (Full text)

In the wild, Jentink's duikers are found in the dense, thick forest in Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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