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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…

Saddle-Billed Stork Facts

Saddle-Billed Stork Facts

Name: Saddle-Billed Stork (or Saddlebill) Scientific Name: Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis African Names:Saalbekooievaar (Afrikaans), Kandjendje (Kwangali), Korongo Domo-ngazi (Swahili), Ngwamhlanga (Tsonga) Height: Saddle-billed storks are the largest of the African storks. The saddle-billed stork is between 5 and 6 feet tall. Their…