TITLE

Dik-Dik

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Dik-Dik, a slender dwarf antelope found in the dry bushlands of East Africa. It stands about 14 inches (36 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs 6 to 7 pounds (2.7 to 3.2 kg). The female is usually heavier than the male. Only the male has horns.
ACCESSION #
37310004

 

Related Articles

  • Dik-dik.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1 

    Dik-dik: see antelope.

  • Dik-dik.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Q1 2017, p1 

    Dik-dik: see antelope.

  • KIRK'S LONG-SNOUTED DIK DIK. Slattery, Derek M. // PSA Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p20 

    Presents information on the Dik Diks, the smallest antelope found in Samburu Game Reserve which lies in the northern province of Kenya. Size of the antelope; Difficulties in photographing Dik Diks; Eating behavior of Dik Diks; Advice on filming antelopes; Tips on photographing wild life.

  • Property rites. Komers, Petr E. // Natural History;Mar97, Vol. 106 Issue 2, p28 

    Presents information about dik-diks that live in East and Southwest Africa which are often called dwarf antelopes. Description of the animals; Hubert Hendrichs' observation on the behavior of the animal; Monogamy among dik-diks; Observation on male and female dik-diks; How the male dik-diks keep...

  • Simon, Dik-Diks, and No Worries. Gerszten, Jacob E. // Stone Soup;May2010, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p13 

    The short story "Simon, Dik-Diks, and No Worries" by Jacob E. Gerszten is presented.

  • Adelaide Paul, first place Dik, Dik, leather over taxidermy manikin 2009.  // American Craft;Oct/Nov2011, Vol. 71 Issue 5, p21 

    An image of the leather over taxidermy manikin titled "Dik, Dik," by Adelaide Paul is presented.

  • THE DIK-DIK'S SOLITUDE (Book). Gold, Sarah F.; Rotella, Mark; Andriani, Lynn; Chenoweth, Emily; Scharf, Michael; Schart, Michael; Zaleski, Jeff // Publishers Weekly;12/23/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 51, p66 

    Reviews the book 'The Dik-Dik's Solitude: New & Selected Works,' by Anne Tardos.

  • MEET the Dik-Dik.  // Jack & Jill;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p35 

    The article presents a feature on the dik-dik animal including its source of food, physical features, and origin of its name, among others.

  • Useless dik-dik. R.S. // Nature Australia;Winter97, Vol. 25 Issue 9, p14 

    Reports on a study of 32 male Kirks' Dik-diks and their role in parental duties. Identification of persons conduction the study; Results of the study.

  • Zoology: Dik dik trick.  // Nature;10/9/2008, Vol. 455 Issue 7214, p711 

    The article highlights the results of a research which suspects that Gunther's dik-dik (Madoqua guentheri) could benefit from eavesdropping. The dik-dik is a heavily predated miniature antelope. The study shows that the dik-diks decreased their foraging and increased their head-turning only in...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics