dik-dik


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dik-dik:

see antelopeantelope,
name applied to any of a large number of hoofed, ruminant mammals of the cattle family (Bovidae), which also includes the bison, buffalo, sheep, and goats. Found in Africa and Eurasia, they range in size from pygmy antelopes, 12 in.
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He said: 'Then we took him out hunting and he crept up like we do on the first prey he saw, a fully grown dik-dik.
He said, 'Then we took him out hunting and he crept up like we do on the first prey he saw, a fully grown dik-dik.
Dik dik weight Native to Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia, the dik-dik gets its name from the noise it makes when running for cover.
He added: "Then we took him out hunting and he crept up like we do on the first prey he saw, a fully- grown dik-dik.
It was alleged by one London newspaper that the Prince crept up behind the 14 in -tall dik-dik during a hunting trip last week after taking lessons from a Masai warrior.
The driving force behind the safari, Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra (who is originally from Chiang Mai), went to Kenya in December to secure 175 animals--including giraffes, flamingoes, hippos, zebras, dik-diks, impalas, buffaloes and gazelles--in exchange for a reported $1 million to go towards Kenyan conservation efforts, and a promise to train Kenyans in the way of the Thai mahout (elephant trainers, whose practices many consider harsh).
How do you prevent dik-diks from cross breeding or determine if a panda is pregnant?