Predators of the common duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia in eastern Zambia by Vivian J. Wilson

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Statementby Vivian J. Wilson.
SeriesArnoldia,, v. 2, no. 28
LC ClassificationsAS622 .A7 vol. 2, no. 28
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Pagination8 p.
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Duiker [Sylvicapra grimmia] Appearance. The common Duiker is a really shy, tiny antelope where only the male has a set of very small horns. Just like the name, the Duiker has as habit of running away, making a series of diving jumps into the bush.

Sylvicapra grimmia book tiny antelope stand at mm at the shoulders and weighs an average 19 kg. Duiker [Sylvicapra grimmia] Description The Duiker gets its name from the Afrikaans word 'duiker' which means to dive, relating to the animal's habit of ducking away into bushes when danger threatens.

They can live independently of water and feed on leaves, fruit and seeds. They are one of the very few antelope to have been known to eat insects.

The common duiker uses a pair of glands under its eyes for scent marking with a tarry secretion. The common duiker will stand on its hind feet to reach high into fruiting bushes. Duikers run with a distinctive darting and diving style when they flee danger.

Main Predators: Large predators, small cats, baboon, crocodile, python, eagle. Distribution Sparse forests, brushy steppe, savanna, and mountainous regions throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Range Map (Redrawn from IEA, ) Conservation Status The gray duiker, as it's alternate name might suggest, is common and is not on the IUCN's Red List.

No other tribe of African antelopes contains so many species, yet duikers are so similar except in size that 16 species are placed in the same genus, the bush, or gray, duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), which is adapted to the savanna biome, is placed in a separate most antelopes that live in closed habitats and rely on concealment to evade predators.

Sylvicapra grimmia Life Span. yrs. WEIGHT. HEIGHT. LENGTH. cm “Common” is a most apt description of this small antelope, as it enjoys the widest distribution of all of the African antelopes. It is also called the Bush duiker, Grey duiker, Savannah duiker or Grimm’s duiker.

The Common duiker lives in Sub. Anatomy and physiology. Duikers range from the 3 kg ( lb) blue duiker to the 70 kg ( lb) yellow-backed duiker. With their bodies low to the ground and with very short horns, forest duikers are built to navigate effectively through dense rainforests and quickly dive into bushes when threatened.

Since the common grey duiker lives in more open areas, such as savannas, it has Class: Mammalia. Last night I spotted a common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia subsp. grimmia) as I walked to the window. However, it spotted Sylvicapra grimmia book at the same time and our encounter was brief.

In contrast, early this morning I was fortunate to spy this pair of common duikers before they saw me. They were grazing the grass outside our house and nibbling on the shrubs.

Common duiker lives in harmony with its cousins the red duiker and the blue duiker. Having all three in your collection is a major achievement.

Duiker are also known as common duiker, gray duiker and also grey duiker Common duiker derives its name from the Afrikaans language (one of the native African languages) duiker which means to dive.

Images The Duiker gets its name from the Afrikaans word 'duiker' which means to dive, relating to the animal's habit of ducking away into bushes when danger.

The gray, or common, duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia, is found in the bush from Ethiopia to the Cape of Good Hope and W to Senegal. It stands up to 25 in. and weighs up to 30 lb (14 kg). The local races vary in Sylvicapra grimmia book from fawn to bluish gray.

Females are usually hornless. The many kinds of forest duiker belong to the genera Cephalophus and Philantomba. Blue duiker (Cephalophus monticla) Yellow-backed duiker (Cephalophus silvicultor) Bush duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) Weight.

Dependent on subspecies. Size. Dependent on subspecies. Life span. Up to 12 years in captivity. Habitat. Forests, coastal scrublands, farmland, and bush.

Diet. Omnivorous. Gestation. 5 to 7 months. Predators. Sylvicapra grimmia grimmia the southern common duiker ofthe Cape S.g. burchelli th e eastern Cape common duiker of the Eastern cape and KwaZulu-Natal Page 3 of 14Author: Deon Furstenburg.

Sylvicapra grimmia in Mammal Species of the World. Wilson, Don E. & Reeder, DeeAnn M. (Editors) Mammal Species of the World – A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference.

Third edition. ISBN IUCN: Sylvicapra grimmia (Linnaeus, ) (Least Concern) Vernacular names. Facts about the Common Duiker (Grey) -- Sylvicapra grimmia: A summary of most interesting statistics (size, gestation), amazing environmental adaptations & fascinating facts about social habits, etc.

SIZE: Shoulder height (m) 50 cm, (f) 52 cm. Foragers face many variables that influence their food intake. These may include habitat structure, time, climate, resource characteristic, food quality, and plant defenses.

I conducted foraging experiments using common duikers that involved: 1) testing the effect of plant toxins on foraging, and 2) titrating toxin intake against safety. I used giving up densities Cited by: 1.

Sylvicapra grimmia Name Synonyms Capra grimmia Linnaeus, Cephalophus grimmia (Linnaeus, ) Homonyms Sylvicapra grimmia (Linnaeus, ) Common names Bush Duiker in English Bush Duiker in English Common Duiker in language.

Grey Duiker in language. bush duiker in English bush duiker in English bush duiker in English. Age determination in the Common duiker Sylvicapra grimmia was investigated by analysis of tooth eruption and replacement sequence, incremental lines of tooth cementum and tooth wear in a unique collection of 48 known‐age skulls, and also by analysis by post‐natal body growth in known‐age duiker.

In both the mandible and maxilla, permanent molariform teeth were fully Cited by: Species such as the common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), elk (Cervus elaphus), Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) and white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) avoid open habitat because of its.

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Genus Sylvicapra Common Duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia: A duiker is any of about 21 small to medium-sized antelope species from the subfamily Cephalophinae native to Sub-Saharan Duikers are shy and elusive creatures with a fondness for dense cover; most are. Common Duiker Introduction.

The common duiker, also known as the grey or bush duiker, is a small antelope with small horns found in west, central, east, and southern Africa- essentially everywhere in Africa south of the Sahara, excluding the Horn of Africa and the rainforests of the central and western parts of the continent.

The Bush Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) is a shy medium-sized brown African antelope found in dry savanna in is also called the Common Duiker or the Grey Duiker.

Duiker means ‘to dive’ and the animal might be called a duiker because they dive into the bush to hide from predators. Other articles where Forest duiker is discussed: duiker: placed in the same genus, Cephalophus.

Only the bush, or gray, duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), which is adapted to the savanna biome, is placed in a separate genus.

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duiker (duikerbok) Small, sub-Saharan African antelope usually found in scrubland. The female is larger than the male and occasionally carries stunted horns; the horns of the male are short and spiky.

Duikers are grey to reddish-yellow. Height: up to 66cm (26in) at the shoulder; weight: up to 17kg (37lb). Family Bovidae; species Sylvicapra grimmia. A new population of the Critically Endangered Aders’ duiker Cephalophus adersi confirmed from northern coastal Kenya e,t,BernardRiskyAgwanda ya,n,TimWacherand RajanAmin Abstract Aders’ duiker Cephalophus adersi is a small ante-lopeendemic tothecoastalforests ened.

A widespread and very successful savannah specialist (the Bush duiker, Grey duiker, Common duiker or Grimm’s duiker Sylvicapra grimmia: over 40 subspecies have been named) forms the sister-taxon.

Virus (RPV) antigens was studied using 38 sera samples collected from African grey duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia). Of the total, 4 (%) were positive for antibodies to PPRV, while none (0%) was positive for RPV.

The role of wildlife in the epizootiology of peste des petits ruminants is discussed. Key words: African grey duiker, Sheep. Duiker 's book, which was refused, preventing the translation from being published.

Mackintoshia persica, found in Zimbabwe. This fungus, eaten by both the common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) and the Karanga people, is little known outside the. blue duiker and their predators, as well as other species such as bushpigs.

The. Kitulo. Nine of the recorded mammal species such as P. anubis, Chlorocebus aethiops, Tragelaphus scriptus, Procavia capensis, Colobus guereza, Sylvicapra grimmia, Lepus fagani, Potamochoerus larvatus, and Phacochoeus africanus were observed using direct sighting whereas the remaining records of observation for mammals from the study area were through Author: Chala Adugna Qufa, Afework Bekele.

Genus: Sylvicapra Species Sylvicapra grimmia Common name Bush duiker Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits Maximum longevity years (captivity) Source ref. Sample size Medium Data quality Acceptable Observations.

Three animals aged years where still alive in captivity. Life history traits (averages). Ann Trop Med Parasitol. Jun;60(2) Studies on Plasmodium (Vinckeia) cephalophi of the grey duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia). Keymer by: 6. Find link is a tool written by Edward Betts. searching for Duiker found ( total) alternate case: duiker Hawker Duiker ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article The Hawker Duiker was an unusual and unsuccessful aircraft.

It was the first design at Hawker under a new chief designer, Captain Thomson, in   A widespread and very successful savannah specialist (the Bush duiker, Grey duiker, Common duiker or Grimm's duiker Sylvicapra grimmia: over 40 subspecies have been named) forms the sister-taxon.

Using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry 33 constituents of the preorbital gland of the grey duiker, Sylvicapra grimmia, were identified as unbranched alkanes, 2-alkanones, alkanals, alkanoic acids, alkanolides, as well as 3-methylbutenol, (Z)octadecenoic acid, benzyl cyanide, diethyl sulfoxide, 2-isobutyl-1,3-thiazole, 2-isobutyl-4,5-dihydro-1,3-thiazole, and 3,4.

An antelope is a member of a number of even-toed ungulate species indigenous to various regions in in Africa, Asia, Middle East and North America.

Antelopes can be found in grasslands, mountains, deserts and wetlands. There are 90 different species of antelopes in the world.

Akagera National park has 11 species detailed below: Cape Eland [ ]. The name "Bovidae" was given by British zoologist John Edward Gray in The word "Bovidae" is the combination of the prefix bov-(originating from the New Latin word Bos, meaning an ox) and the suffix -idae.

Bovidae is a mammal family placed in the order Artiodactyla (which includes the even-toed ungulates).It includes extant species, accounting for nearly 55% of. Site description. The West Coast National Park adjoins the town of Langebaan c.

km north of Cape Town and encompasses Langebaan Lagoon, a wetland of international importance and a designated Ramsar site; the coastal zone, which includes Postberg Nature Reserve and much of 16 Mile Beach; and the islands in Saldanha Bay, namely Jutten (43 ha), Malgas (18 ha).

Results. Jacobs' index scores were calculated from 4, wild dog kills of 45 species ().Greater kudu, Thomson's gazelle (Gazella thomsonii), and steenbok (Raphicerus campestris) were killed by wild dogs in every study where they were present, whereas impala (Aepyceros melampus), common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia), and bushbuck (Tragelaphus Cited by:.

Grey, Common or Bush Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) - found essentially everywhere in Africa south of the Sahara, excluding the Horn of Africa and the rainforests of central and western parts of the continent.

Book your today with Rajatours Tanzania. The Graceful Kudu through the eyes of daddo Common Impala (Aepycerus melampus melampus.distinct relationships with other predators and these are described.

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