One of our higher prized trophies, the Damara Dik-Dik is also a little bit of a challenge to spot and hunt because of its size.

Meet the Damara dik-dik, a small antelope, genus Madoqua, that lives in the bush of Namibia and south-western Angola. Currently, it is only huntable in Namibia. The name “dik-dik” comes from the sound the female makes when alarmed. Both the male and female also make a sharp whistling sound if they sense danger. Damara dik-diks are around 12-16 inches at the shoulder; weigh between six and sixteen pounds, and can live up to ten years in the wild. The Damara dik-dik is a highly sought after member of Africa’s tiny ten antelopes.

Damara Dik-Dik

...A Few Things To Know

Males have horns about three inches in length that slant back on their heads. When alarmed, the Damara dik-dik will run in a series of stiff legged bounds.

We hunt Damara dik-dik by walking and stalking. They tend to be active in the early morning and late afternoon; spending the heat of the day in the brush under cover.

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