Meet the Aluna. Her name in Swahili means ?come here.? It?s dik-dik, a miniature antelope. Her height is only 20 cm! A Zoo keepers name Chester raised her,when her mother rejected her. Looking at these photos, zoo keeper can only envy. Is not it,she is very nice and lovely. Innocent creature just love her new mom.
Baby antelope at Chester Zoo Time cuddles his adoptive daughter (Picture: Chester)
Dikdiki (Latin Madoqua) ? sort of miniature bovids belongs to the subfamily of antelopes. Dikdiki are common in grasslands and semi-deserts of central and eastern Africa (from Namibia to Somalia).
Baby antelope at Chester Zoo The baby was rejected by her mother (Picture: Chester Zoo)
Dikdiki is 30-40 cm in height and 50-70 cm in length and weighs less than 6 kg.
Aluna is bottle-fed milk five times a day (Picture: Chester Zoo)
Baby antelope makes big impression at Chester Zoo