Schwarzstirnducker Cephalophus nigrifrons (Gray, 1871)

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English: Black-fronted Duiker; French: Céphalophe a front noir; Bila: Nge; Ewondo-Beti: Nzumbi; Ful: Kubeyel meelde; Kikongo: Mbambi; Kiladi: Ncoombe; Kirundu: igisaho; Lomongo: Mpambi; Maasai: erong’o; Punu: Tsambi; Teke: Ntsuumi; Yoruba: ekulu

Former distribution: As now.
Present distribution: Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda-Burundi.
Behaviour: Preferred habitat: lowland and mountain forests up to 4300 m; for all other data, see Rotflankenducker
Population status: Stable.
Brief notes:
Body weight: 14-16 kg
Head and body length: 90-110 cm
Tail length: 10-15 cm
Shoulder height: 45-55 cm
Gestation period: 120 days
Maximum age: 10 years
Trophy: Record RW’s: 4 3/4″, 1950 Cameroon, Vienna Museum (Zwilling); average 2 1/2″.
Hunting methods: With beaters, dogs, nets.
Subspecies: 5 are listed (Cephalophus n. nigrifrons, C.n. kivuensis, C.n. rubidus, C.n. fosteri and C.n. hooki). Omitted here: the classification needs revision.

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