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Cephalophus natalensis
Red duiker
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Literature Cited

Bowland, A.E., and Perrin, M.R. 1995. Temporal and spatial patterns in blue duikers Philatomba monticola and red duikers Cephalophus natalensis. Journal of Zoology 237(3): 487-498.

de Vos, V. 1979. Extraordinary jumping ability of the red forest duiker Cephalophus natalensis. Koedoe 22: 217.

East, R. [compiler]. 1999. African Antelope Database 1998. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group. Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK: IUCN.

Faurie, A.S., and Perrin, M.R. 1993. Diet selection and utilization in blue duikers (Cephalophus monticola) and red duikers (C. natalensis). Journal of African Zoology 107(4): 287-299.

Heinichen, I.G. 1972. Preliminary notes on the suni, Neotragus moschatus and red duiker, Cephalophus natalensis. Zoologica Africana 7(1):157-165.

IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group. 2016. Cephalophus natalensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T4144A50183272. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T4144A50183272.en. Downloaded on 10 June 2017.

Lydekker, R. 1914. Catalogue of the Ungulate Mammals in the British Museum (Natural History). Johnson Reprint Corporation, New York.

Perrin, M.R., Bowland, A.E., and Fauries, A.S. 1992. Niche segregation between the blue duiker Philatomba monticola and the red duiker Cephalophus natalensis. Ongules/Ungulates 91: 201-204.

Prins, H.H.T., de Boer, W.F., van Oeveren, H., Correia, A., Mafuca, J., and Olff, H. 2006. Co-existence and niche segregation of three small bovid species in southern Mozambique. African Journal of Ecology 44(2): 186-198.

Weigl, R. 2005. Longevity of Mammals in Captivity: from the living collections of the world. E Schweizerbart'sche Verlagsbuchhandling, Stuttgart.

Wilson, V.J. [compiler] 1987. Action plan for duiker conservation. IUCN/SSC Antelope Specialist Group and Chipangali Wildlife Trust.

Wilson, V.J. 2001. Duikers of Africa: Masters of the African forest floor. Zimbi Books, South Africa.

Additional Resources

Ansell W.F., and Ansell, P.D.H. 1973. Mammals of the north-eastern montane areas of Zambia. Puku 7: 21-69.

Bowland, A.E. 1990. The ecology and conservation of blue duiker and red duiker in Natal. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg.

Bowland, A.E. 1990. The response of red duikers Cephalophus natalensis to drive counts. Koedoe 33(1): 47-54.

*Bowland A.E., and Perrin, M.R. 1994. Density estimate methods for the blue duikers Philatomba monticola and red duikers Cephalophus natalensis in Natal, South Africa. Journal of African Zoology 108: 505-519.

*Bowman, V., and Plowman, A. 2002. Captive duiker management at the Duiker and Mini-Antelope Breeding and Research Institute (Dambari), Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Zoo Biology 21(2): 161-170.

*Kingdon, J. 1997. The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals. Academic Press, London and New York: NaturalWorld.

*Mainoya, J.R. 1978. Histological aspects of the preorbital and interdigital glands of the red duiker, Cephalophus natalensis. East African Wildlife Journal 16(4): 265-272.

Nicolson, G. 1971. The ecology and behaviour of the red duiker Cephalophus natalensis in the Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve. Unpublished Honours Project, University of Natal, Durban.

*Plowman, A.B. 2002. Nutrient intake and apparent digestibility of diets consumed by captive duikers at the Dambari Field Station, Zimbabwe. Zoo Biology 21(2): 135-147.

Robinson, T.J., Wilson, V., Gallagher, D.S. Jr., Taylor, J.F., Davis, S.K., Harrison, W.R., and Elder, F.F.B. 1996. Chromosomal evolution in duiker antelope (Cephalophinae: Bovidae): Karyotype comparisons, fluorescence in situ hybridization, and rampant X chromosome variation. Cytogenetics and Cell Genetics 73: 116-122.

Rowe-Rowe, D.T. 1994. The Ungulates of Natal. Natal Parks, Game & Fish Preservation Board, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, R.S.A.

*Thomas, O. 1892. On the antelopes of the genus Cephalophus. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1892: 413-430.

van Vuuren, B.J., and Robinson, T.J. 2001. Retrieval of four adaptive lineages in duiker antelope: Evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequences and fluorescence in situ hybridization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 20(3): 409-425.

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