When the Klipspringer senses danger, it lets off a shrill
snort, and this warning is often initiated by the male and
echoed by the female in a duet. These sounds can carry for
up to 700 m. Their enemies include leopards, hyaenas, baboons
and large birds of prey.
They browse on a wide variety of shrubs and other plants,
mostly within the mountainous territory it prefers, but
on occasion they will forage on flatter ground.
Klipspringer are found most commonly in pairs, as solitary
individuals or in small family groups, although slightly
larger groups may congregate temporarily at preferred feeding
sites. A single lamb is born, at any time throughout the