Like other dik-diks, this species is able to survive for long periods without water. When startled, it runs in a zigzag pattern, with frequent leaps and bounds.
Dik-diks form permanent breeding pairs and may inhabit the same territory for life.
HABITATSavanna and Scrub
DIETLeaves of bushes and shrubs, buds, shoots, fruits, and grasses
LIFE Expectancy9 years