A Few Fun Facts About the Dik-Dik

Dik-Dik Facts
Luke Ward
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If I said ‘dik-dik’ to you, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind?

Well I can tell you that you’re wrong, unless you were thinking of an antelope.

A dik-dik is a tiny antelope that lives in the bush of East Africa, Namibia and Angola.

They are named dik-diks because of the sound it makes when frightened.

Facts About the Dik Dik

There are four different species of dik-diks.

Dik-diks weigh between three and six kilograms.

They have an extended snout and a soft coat that is brownish or gray on top and white underneath.

The hair on the crown of male dik-diks forms an upright tuft that partially hides the horns.

Dik-diks can live with temperatures of up to 40°C.

I want a pet dik-dik now, they look amazing!

Did you know that a dik-dik is a tiny antelope that lives in the bush of East Africa, Namibia and Angola?