Blue Duiker

Photo of Blue Duiker

SCIENTIFIC NAME Philantomba monticolor

RANGE Central, southern, and eastern Africa

LOCATION IN THE ZOO Across from Ankole Cattle and near okapi and bongo

COOL ANIMAL FACT They are the smallest of the antelope species. Their name comes from the French word duiker for diver because they “dive” into underbrush when disturbed and disappear.