The name dik-dik is an imitation of the alarm cry. Madoqua is from medaqqwa (Amharic) a small antelope. Sir John Kirk (1832-1922), a Scottish naturalist, was British Consul General in Zanzibar from 1880 to 1887, and was formerly a physician and naturalist for Dr. Livingstone on his second journey.
Categorical-discrete (CD) distribution model
Dry terrain with dense, high brush and kopies in East Africa.