Species Sylvicapra grimmia (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bush duiker)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- species: Sylvicapra grimmia
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 50cm; the coat varies in colour from light grey-brown to red-brown; the belly and the insides of the legs are white; the front legs have vertical black stripes; there is a tuft of long, black hair on the forehead;the short tail is dark on top and white underneath; females are larger and lack horns;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0119
Maputaland coastal forest mosaic
AT0128
Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic
AT0203
Zambezian Cryptosepalum dry forests
AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT1004
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests
AT1006
Eastern Zimbabwe montane forest-grassland mosaic
AT1009
Highveld grasslands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1310
Kaokoveld desert
AT1314
Nama Karoo
AT1315
Namib desert
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
AT1322
Succulent Karoo
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 64
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2005-10-29
Place: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Creator: Masteraah
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Source: wikimedia
Permission: PD
Source: wikipedia
Date: 2007-04-03
Place: Mount Kenya Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya
Creator: unknown (Chuckupd)
Permission: Public Domain

Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/berniedup/11839101354/sizes/o/
Date: 2013-12-04
Place: Punda Maria, Limpopo, South Africa
Creator: Bernard DUPONT
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Comments: title 'Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) female'
Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/biodivlibrary/7629996288/sizes/o/
Date: 2012-07-23
Creator: Biodiversity Heritage Library
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License
Comments: title 'n122_w1150'
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/27435386
Date: 2014-01-06
Place: Dambari Field Station (Matabeleland, Zimbabwe)
Creator: Simon J. Tonge
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License

Source: http://dogonlanguages.org
Date: 2011
Creator: Jeff Heath and the Dogon and Bangime Languages Project
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License

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