Peters' duiker

Peters' duiker (Cephalophus callipygus) is a small antelope found in Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, southern Cameroon, and northern Republic of the Congo.

Peters' duiker
Peters Duiker (Cephalophus callipygus) from behind, Campo Maan National Park.jpg
Photographed in Campo Ma'an National Park
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Genus: Cephalophus
C. callipygus
Binomial name
Cephalophus callipygus
Peters, 1876
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Distribution of Peters' duiker

Peters' duikers typically weigh about 40 lb (18 kg), and are about 20 in (50 cm) at the shoulder. They have grey-brown coats, and live in dense undergrowth in mountain rainforests. The total population is estimated at 380,000 individuals, with a declining trend.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2016). "Cephalophus callipygus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T4138A50182358. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T4138A50182358.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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