Phillip's Dikdik
Phillip's Dikdik

Average Mass:
5 kg (11 lb)

Average Shoulder Height:
39 cm (15")

Rowland Ward:


Phillip's Dikdik Spoor

Track: 22mm (7/8") x 13mm (1/2")

Phillip's Dikdik Distribution

Distribution is Ethiopia and Somalia.

Habitat is dry land with barren scrub and areas with acacia trees and dense underbrush; also in mountainous slopes covered with scrub.

Its coat is thick, it's back is a gray color and the flanks are a brown gray and reddish color . The legs, the forehead and the nose are of reddish brown color; they have a white ring around the eyes.

They live alone, in pairs or small family groups. The pairs live in a fixed territory and remain together all the life. They are territorial animals, they also mark their teritory excrements and their preorbital glands.

It has a single young after a period of gestation of about 170 days with an approximated weight of about 700 grams.