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Weyn's duiker

Cephalophus weynsi (Thomas, 1901)

Often treated as a subspecies of Peter’s Duiker Cephalophus callipygus (e.g., Kingdon 1982, East 1999, Wilson 2001).


Other relevant subspecies
none


Description

Total length: 90 - 130 cm
Tail length: 10 - 16 cm
Shoulder height: 45 - 60 cm
Weight: 15 - 24 kg
Gestation: 7 -8 months

 

Distribution

Burundi, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of Uganda.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Category, ver 3.1:

Listed as Cephalophus weynsi (Weyns' duiker).

Trend: Decreasing

Ex situ programs/Collection plans:

EAZA RCP status:

  • ??

 AZA RCP status:

  • ??


Recommendations

None.


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