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Eastern and Southern Africa

Kirk's Dik-Dik

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

Fun Fact
A red kangaroo can leap over 20 feet long and 9 feet high.
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