A small sure-footed antelope found in rocky hill areas of Africa where it moves about on the tips of its hoofs. Coloration varies from yellowish-grey to grey-brown.
A widely distributed, but specific habitat, species across southern and east Africa.
Usually in pairs or family groups. The male is territorial and marks territory with a secretion from a gland on the face.
Females in isolated populations in west Africa and central Africa may show horns.
Rocky hills and mountains with sufficient food
They are mixed feeders with a strong preference to browsing.
Breed year round with seasonal peaks in some areas. Gestation period of seven months.