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Antilope: Red duiker

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Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by vaughng » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:12 pm

I have been to many parks, but never seen a red duiker, Top of my to look for list, Does anybody have any photos or any sightings of these shy little guys :pray: :pray:

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Re: Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by lettuceleaf711 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:00 am

i recall seeing one on the luvhuvhu river back in the mid 90s.

also saw in a non-SANParks park a while back.

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Re: Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by Friedrich von Hörsten » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:23 pm

Went to Tembe Elephant park 2 years ago with a group of school kids. Red duikers were common, right next to the road, especially at the first hide/waterhole.

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Re: Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by 100ponder » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:34 pm

Red duiker is common right in the center of St Lucia town - early mornings they graze in the parks and street verges.

Also common on the forested sections of the road to Cape Vidal and also in the Cape Vidal campsite area.

You are likely to see ten or more a day. :D

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Re: Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by Jen » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:45 pm

I have seen Red Duiker in Kruger, just near Skukuza camp. Was about 8 years ago. Unfortunatley no photo's (days before digital), only VHS video.
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Re: Antilope: Red duiker

Unread post by vanderw » Tue Jul 19, 2011 3:47 pm


I have seen one in Dec 2009 in the first loop after Mooiplaas coming from Tsendze. Very early morning and I was to slow with the camera. But that was the only time.

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