Cape Grysbok
Xipitsipitsi

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Vito

Xipitsipitsi [Raphicerus melanotis]

Xivumbeko

Xipitsipitsi ixintsongo swinene, xa nyuma xitlhela xiva na miri wobumbula na dzovo ro tsindziyela na voya bya kona. Muhlovo wa yona wukatsane na voya byotshuka na byobasa kambe xivonaka xiri xotshwuka. Leya xinuna yina timhondzo to leha 60 -80mm titlhela tikhotseka nyana titontswa le makumu. Xipitsipitsi xi 540mm laha emakatleni kasi lexikulu xitika 10kg.

Swakudya

Xihari lexi xidya byasi naswona aswiyi hiku laha xidyaka kona kungava na mati kumbe e-e. Xiti dyela byasi na mihandzu loko yiri kona.

Kutswalana

Nwana unwe utswariwa nkarhi wihi na wihi wa lembe kambe hi nguva ya ximunwana xitswala ngopfu. Ku tika switeka nkombo wa tinhweti. Nkarhi wunwana xatswala vana vambirhi hi lembe. Lexi kulu xina muhlovo wovonikela kutlula leswaha kutswariwaka. Xiva xiringanele kuya emasangwini endzhaku ka 18-24 wa tinhweti.

Mahanyelo

Xipitsipitsi xirhandza kufamba xoxe, xa wisa loko dyambu rihisa ivi xidya no hlota swakudya navusiku.

Laha yxkumekaka kona

Xipitsipitsi xikumeka ngopfu etintshaveni tale Western na Eastern Cape ta Afrika Dzonga. Xipitsipitsi na swiharhi swamuxaka wa timhala swafana nyana hi xivumbeko na mahanyelo. Switlhela swikumeka etintshaveni ta Lebombo nale Mpumalanga kuya e N’walungwini.