Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo (2)

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo (2

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo (2)

Kirk's Dik-dik antelope (Madoqua kirki), profile, side view, Etosha National Park…

Kirk's Dik-dik antelope (Madoqua kirki), profile, side view, Etosha National Park…

A Dik-dik...it's so small! If I could could own one it would have already happened by now.

A Dik-dik...it's so small! If I could could own one it would have already happened by now.

Aluna the dik dik didn't bond with her mother and is being raised by one lucky zookeeper until she's old enough to eat solid foods.

Meet Aluna, the Dik Dik

Aluna the dik dik didn't bond with her mother and is being raised by one lucky zookeeper until she's old enough to eat solid foods.

A dik-dik is a small antelope in the genus Madoqua that lives in the bushlands of eastern and southern Africa. Dik-diks stand about 30–40 cm at the shoulder, are 50–70 cm long, weigh 3–6 kg and can live for up to 10 years

A dik-dik is a small antelope in the genus Madoqua that lives in the bushlands of eastern and southern Africa. Dik-diks stand about 30–40 cm at the shoulder, are 50–70 cm long, weigh 3–6 kg and can live for up to 10 years

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo (1)

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo (1)

Dik-Dik, the smallest antelope… I'm gonna need one of these.

Dik-Dik, the smallest antelope…

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo. Dik Diks only grow to be about 12 inches tall!

Keepers step in to hand-rear orphaned baby dik dik antelope at Chester Zoo. Dik Diks only grow to be about 12 inches tall!

Kirks Dik Dik Photo by Rusty Dodson on Flickr The Kirks dik dik is a small antelope found in southwestern Africa

Kirks Dik Dik Photo by Rusty Dodson on Flickr The Kirks dik dik is a small antelope found in southwestern Africa

WATCH: This newborn dik-dik antelope tragically lost its mother not long after being born. But now the miniature animal is in good hands: zookeepers in Chester, England, adopted the calf.

Tiny Orphaned Antelope Finds New Family in Chester Zoo

WATCH: This newborn dik-dik antelope tragically lost its mother not long after being born. But now the miniature animal is in good hands: zookeepers in Chester, England, adopted the calf.

This animal is not only called Kirks dik dik (seriously), but is probably the cutest thing Ive ever seen

This animal is not only called Kirks dik dik (seriously), but is probably the cutest thing Ive ever seen

5,288 Likes, 61 Comments - Wild Geography (@wildgeography) on Instagram: “Beautiful Photography by @mogenstrolle #Wildgeography”

5,288 Likes, 61 Comments - Wild Geography (@wildgeography) on Instagram: “Beautiful Photography by @mogenstrolle #Wildgeography”

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