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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Early in the hunt our driver pointed out a dik-dik just off the trail, and standing broadside to me.
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.
Without an unadulterated social structure, she''ll never have the opportunity to learn proper dik-dik behaviour.
Native to Kenya, Tanzania and Namibia, the dik-dik gets its name from the noise it makes when running for cover.
Her outburst came after claims that William, 26, killed a dik-dik deer while hunting in Kenya, something which he denied.
The tiny Kirk's dik-dik antelope, which will eventually grow to just 40 centimetres tall, is being hand-reared by keepers.
Witnesses said he crawled up behind the tiny dik-dik - which was no more than 14 inches tall - and speared it.
Newspaper reports said the Prince crept up behind the 14-inch dik-dik during a hunting trip last week after taking lessons from a Masai warrior.
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.