Dik-dik (male) -Tarangire National Park,Tanzania

Dik-dik (male) -Tarangire National Park,Tanzania

A Dik-dik...it's so small! If I could could own one it would have already happened by now.

A Dik-dik...it's so small! If I could could own one it would have already happened by now.

A dik-dik is a small antelope in the genus Madoqua that lives in the bushlands of eastern and southern Africa. Dik-diks stand about 30–40 cm at the shoulder, are 50–70 cm long, weigh 3–6 kg and can live for up to 10 years

A dik-dik is a small antelope in the genus Madoqua that lives in the bushlands of eastern and southern Africa. Dik-diks stand about 30–40 cm at the shoulder, are 50–70 cm long, weigh 3–6 kg and can live for up to 10 years

Dik-dik

Dik-dik

Baby Dik-Dik

Baby Dik-Dik

Aluna the dik dik didn't bond with her mother and is being raised by one lucky zookeeper until she's old enough to eat solid foods.

Meet Aluna, the Dik Dik

Aluna the dik dik didn't bond with her mother and is being raised by one lucky zookeeper until she's old enough to eat solid foods.

Dik-dik by Mogens Trolle - Photo 181294647 / 500px

Dik-dik by Mogens Trolle - Photo 181294647 / 500px

Kirks Dik Dik Photo by Rusty Dodson on Flickr The Kirks dik dik is a small antelope found in southwestern Africa

Kirks Dik Dik Photo by Rusty Dodson on Flickr The Kirks dik dik is a small antelope found in southwestern Africa

This animal is not only called Kirks dik dik (seriously), but is probably the cutest thing I've ever seen

This animal is not only called Kirks dik dik (seriously), but is probably the cutest thing I've ever seen

People are the dik-diks’ biggest threat—they have long hunted them, setting snares along their paths. Small bones from their legs and feet are used in traditional jewelry. Their skins are often made into suede for gloves. But these small ungulates are far too cute for such a terrible fate!

People are the dik-diks’ biggest threat—they have long hunted them, setting snares along their paths. Small bones from their legs and feet are used in traditional jewelry. Their skins are often made into suede for gloves. But these small ungulates are far too cute for such a terrible fate!

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