Black-fronted duiker

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Black-fronted duiker
Cephalophe a front noir.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Cephalophinae
Genus: Cephalophus
Species: C. nigrifons
Binomial name
Cephalophus nigrifons
Gray, 1871

The black-fronted duiker (Cephalophus nigrifrons) is a small antelope found in central and west-central Africa. It averages 10 kg (22 lb) and a shoulder height of 43 cm (17 in). It has been found as far south as northern Angola.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). Cephalophus nigrifons. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 29 March 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.

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