Scientific Name: Cephalophus silvicultor
Found In: Savannahs and forest of east and central Africa
Size: Grows to 4.1 – 6.2 feet in length and weighs 99.2 -176.37 pounds.
Diet: Primarily frugivorous (feeding mainly on fruit);however, will eat a variety of other foods in small quantities, including flowers, roots, rotting wood, fungi and some insects (particularly ants).
Threat Level: Near Threatened – It has been reduced to low numbers or eliminated by forest destruction, and encroachment of human settlements, coupled with uncontrolled hunting for bushmeat.
Facts: Their entire back is not yellow, but look for one small patch of yellow just above their tail.
Virginia Zoo Duikers: females Dot and Asterisk