Sweet little red duiker

Sweet little red duiker – he comes to feed on the fallen sausage tree flowers outside my office each evening. Photo taken through the glass of my window. One of the beautiful aspects of living in the elephant coast.

Red Duiker

(Cephalophus natalensis)   Red duiker live solitarily in dense forest and thickets. They defecate in communal middens and are probably territorial. They make a loud sneezing noise that might be an alarm signal. They eat fresh leaves, forbs and fallen fruit. Red dyiker are a protected red data species that have lost large amounts of habitat to agriculture.  At Leopard … Read More