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Duiker, Black-fronted

Scientific Name: Cephalophus nigrifrons

Subspecies: None

Distribution: Cameroun, Congo (Brazz.), Congo (Zaire) and Gabon.

Habitat: Dense rain forest.

Description: Small antelope weighing 10 - 15 kg with a shoulder height of 40 - 45 cm. Has the characteristic crest of hair between the horns. General colour almost uniform rich chestnut. A broad band along the blaze to the forehead deep black, in contrast with the rufous sides of the face is responsible for its common name.

Hunting method: Normally lying in wait and pursch, but can be attracted within shooting range by imitating the distress calls of smaller animals.

Hunting available in: Cameroun and CAR.

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