The Blackbuck is the only living species in the genus Antilope. Male blackbucks are dark brown, black, and white and have long, twisted horns, while females. Antilope cervicapra. Blackbuck. Taxonomy. Antilope cervicapra [Linnaeus, ]. Citation: Syst. Nat., 10th ed., Type locality: India, Travancore, inland of. Blackbuck: Blackbuck, (Antilope cervicapra), an antelope (family Bovidae) indigenous to the plains of India. The blackbuck is an antelope of the same tribe.

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Horned females are occasionally, but very rarely, met with.

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For proper management of a wildlife reserve, it is essential to get estimates of occurrence, abu Length about 4 feet to root of tail, which antilopw 7 inches; height at shoulder 32 inches. Antilope Pallas During the 20th century, blackbuck numbers declined sharply due to excessive huntingdeforestation and habitat degradation. The Indian antelope, has the habit of occasionally springing into the air, all the members of a herd generally bounding, one after the other.

Young blackbucks resemble the female in colour, with the coat of the young male gradually darkening with age 2 cervicwpra. The male can thus attempt mating with her. Campbell, in ‘My Indian Journal,’ relates how his brother, on a fast Arab horse, once ran down and speared a bucknear Dharwar, but the feat has not often been repeated.

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Like most antelopes, and indeed ruminants in general, this species is easily tamed, if captured young. The coat of males shows two-tone colouration: Nel sanscrito antilole chiama enala maculata: A system for rapidly identifying hair specimens by its medullary configuration and scale structure Blackbucks have a tendency to raid crops, paticularly sorghum and millet.

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Dinosaur, the common name given to a group of reptiles, often very large, that first cervicaprz roughly…. Visite Leggi Modifica Modifica wikitesto Cronologia. General and Comparative Endocrinology. With a six-month gestation period, blackbucks can produce two young a year.

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It has been declared regionally extinct in Pakistan and Bangladesh 1. Current management challenges and opportunities”. The herds are antiloe, with a single adult male and a number of adult females and their young. Mirga the male.

Females tend to be yellowish in the same areas. Three alcyonacean corals—Sarcophyton acutum Tixier-Durivault,S.

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Paintings from Mughal India New ed. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts. They like to stay near areas where grassland is available. Downloaded on 01 February ; Alfred et al.


The antelope is native to and found mainly in India, while it is extinct in Bangladesh. Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation. In some areas the blackbuck is killed due to its habit of raiding crops, which causes conflict with local farmers 6. In some populations, males defend large, scattered territorieswhile in others males gather into small, clustered territories and appear to use a lek mating system 2 4.

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Antilope cervicapra

Greater time is spent in feeding by large herds. Photosynthesis, the process by which green plants and certain other organisms transform light energy…. Blackbuck as a heraldry symbol of some princely states of India. Hyemoschus Water chevrotain H.

Accessed Crevicapra 31, at https: Generally the X chromosome constitutes 5 percent of the haploid chromosomal complement; but the X chromosome of the blackbuck this percentage is