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Duiker vs. Antelope — What's the Difference?

Duiker vs. Antelope — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Duiker and Antelope

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Duiker

A duiker is a small to medium-sized brown antelope native to sub-Saharan Africa, found in heavily wooded areas. The 22 extant species, including three sometimes considered to be subspecies of the other species, form the subfamily Cephalophinae.
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Antelope

The term antelope is used to refer to many species of even-toed ruminant that are indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelope comprise a wastebasket taxon (miscellaneous group) within the family Bovidae, encompassing all Old World ruminants that are not bovines, sheep, goats, deer, or giraffes.
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Duiker

Any of various small African antelopes of the genera Cephalophus, Philantomba, or Sylvicapra, having short, backward-pointing horns and inhabiting forests or thickets.
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Antelope

A swift-running deerlike ruminant with smooth hair and upward-pointing horns, of a group native to Africa and Asia that includes the gazelles, impala, gnus, and elands.
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Duiker

Any of several species of small southern African antelopes of the Cephalophinae subfamily.
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Antelope

Any of various swift-running ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, native to Africa and Eurasia and having unbranched horns.
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Antelope

A pronghorn.
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Antelope

Leather made from antelope hide.
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Antelope

Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.
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Antelope

(US) The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.
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Antelope

A fierce legendary creature said to live on the banks of the Euphrates, having long serrated horns and being hard to catch.
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Antelope

One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.
The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell.
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Antelope

Graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
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