I Like It!
0 point(s)
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
I Like It!
0 point(s)
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Smallest Antelope In The World With Size Small Than Cat

June 4, 2014, in Animals
Royal antelope - is the smallest antelope in the world, its height is 25-30 cm and weighs about four kilograms. The antelope is born so small that it fits in your hand.
upload/cabeag/cabeagaeaifbea-smallest-antelope-in-the-world-with-size-small-than-cat-10073.jpg
To find one of these cute, you have to go in the dense jungles of West Africa. But you still can not see them because it is nocturnal, and generally they are very timid.
upload/cabeag/cabeagaeaifbcd-smallest-antelope-in-the-world-with-size-small-than-cat-67074.jpg
They usually live alone, but can sometimes be found in pairs. Yet they can jump 2.5 meters at a time.

Royal antelope feed on leaves and fruits in the undergrowth, they have a lot of food, and it allows them to keep the population at a relatively stable level. Conservative estimates there are now 62 000 of these antelopes, and they not considered to be in danger.
upload/cabeag/cabeagaeaifdfi-smallest-antelope-in-the-world-with-size-small-than-cat-66151.jpg
Some local tribes even have taboos against hunting royal antelope, as these animals are considered a symbol of wisdom. However, there are those who hunt them for their meat.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

What do you think ?

Follow Us