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Salt Dik-dik - Species Detail
Madoqua saltiana saltiana
Dik-dik de Salt (Sp), Eritrea Dikdik (G), Dik-dik de Salt (F). Named for explorer Henry Salt, its European discoverer early in the 19th century.
DESCRIPTION The Salt dik-dik is somewhat larger than the other short-snouted races, but has slightly smaller horns. The overall color is drab. The shoulders, back and hindquarters are a grizzled tawny gray. The flanks are gray, the legs are sandy, and the underparts are white. The head tuft, back of ears, and face are rusty red.
DISTRIBUTION The Red Sea Hills of northeastern Sudan; Eritrea, including the coastal strip along the Red Sea; and a small area in the northern Danakil region of Ethiopia adjacent to Eritrea.
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