Standing about 60 cm / 24 inch at the shoulder,
mass about 16 kg / 35 lb.. Broad black band on forehead and on
top of muzzle. Bright reddish-brown forehead with fringe between
horns. Upright, heavily ridged horns. Black band extending from eyes
Greyish-brown, limbs and body have the same
colour, black ring above the hooves.
Bush, grassland interspaced with woodland. Underbush
islands and dry river banks preferred. No dependent on water.
Central, north-eastern and north-western Namibia.
Leaves, twigs, fruit and seeds of trees and shrubs, but
also insects and chicks of small game birds.
Rutting and calving period:
Throughout the year.
Only bucks. length of horns about 15 cm / 6 inch.
Very timid nocturnal, frequently spotted at dusk at the
end of underbush. Duiker usually occur in pairs and stay in one area.