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African Omnivorous Mammals

Black Duiker Facts

Black Duiker Facts

Name: Black Duiker (pronounced DIKE-er) Scientific Name: Cephalophus niger African Names: Tuba (Dioula) Height: 19 inches tall and 31 inches long Average Adult Weight: 44 pounds Life Span: 11 years Description: The black duiker is a small antelope with a…

Warthog Facts

Warthog Facts

Name: Warthog, African Lens-Pig Scientific Name: Phacochoerus africanus African Names: Ngiri (Swahili), Indlovudawana (Zulu), Intibane (Zulu), Njiri (Shona), Kolob√™ Yanaga (Tswana) Height: Up to 30 inches at the shoulder Average Adult Weight: 120 to 150 pounds Life Span: Up to…