24 inches (bush duiker); Weight: 40 to 45 pounds (bush duiker).
Blue duiker: Cephalophus monticla
Yellow-backed duiker: Cephalophus silvicultor
Bush duiker: Sylvicapra grimmi
Forest and bush.
Diet - Herbivores
Fruit, leaves, seeds and foliage. Duikers are almost exclusively browsers. diet consists of leaves, twigs, fruits, flowers and seeds of a large variety of trees and shrubs. They also dig for tubers and roots and eat unusual items such as young birds, caterpillars and lizards. They are independent of water and rarely drink even where it is freely available.
Duiker mature rapidly and females are able to conceive when they are about eight months old.
Gestation is 5 to 7 months.