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Bates's Pygmy Antelope

Scientific Name: Neotragus batesi

Subspecies: Zaire Pygmy Antelope (Neotragus b. harrisoni)

Distribution: Cameroun, Congo (Brazz.), Democratic Republic of Congo

Habitat: Dense high forest.

Description: Very small antelope weighing up to 5 kg, with a shoulder height not normally exceeding 35 cm. General coloour glossy dark chestnut, darkening on the back and lighter on the flanks. Throat and belly white. The horns are minute, black, stout and ringed at their base.

Hunting method: Pursch, lying in wait. Mostly hunted with shot gun.

Hunting available in: Cameroun.

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