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Duiker, White-bellied/Gabon Duiker

Scientific Name: Cephalophus leucogaster

Subspecies: None

Distribution: Cameroun, Gabon, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Zaire) and Uganda.

Habitat: Forests.

Description: Small antelope with a weight of around 15 kg. and a shoulder height of 40 - 50 cm. General colour lighter than the other Duikers. Has a blackish median band from the shoulder, broadening on the back and narrowing on the rump. Has the characteristic crest of hair between the horns. This species is also characteristic of having white underparts.

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

Hunting available in: Cameroun.

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