Footage of an ultra-elusive endangered black antelope species captures the animal around Kilimanjaro

Tanzania is home to a very elusive antelope species that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. 


According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, it can be classified as endangered because there are so few – and yet a team of researchers have recorded footage of the previously-undocumented animal on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

The first sighting of these antelopes – named Abbott’s duiker – hails back to 2003, but now a team from Germany’s Julius-Maximilians University have captured them on camera.

Footage shows them amid the vegetation alongside a number of other animals, and provides fresh insight into the area’s biodiversity.

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