Antilope cervicapra


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Noun1.Antilope cervicapra - common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral hornsAntilope cervicapra - common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Antilope, genus Antilope - blackbucks
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The fauna observed there included 17 species of mammals (Table.4) while one of them (Antilope cervicapra) is categorized as near threatened and Asiatic Wolf as endangered (IUCN Red list, Web.1).
The blackbuck was described by Carl Linnaeus clear back in 1758 as Antilope cervicapra, the lone survivor of a once-widespread genus.
Overall, there are 23 exotic species of mammals (including feral populations of domestic species), with at least six of them found in this region: wild boar (Sus scrofa), European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus), European hare (Lepus europaeus), blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), donkey (Equus asinus), red deer (Cervus elaphus) (Novillo and Ojeda, 2008).
The Jackal Translocation Project is an initiative of the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and Archeological Survey of India in collaboration with Wildlife SOS to protect the resident Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) population in Akbars tomb while also protecting jackals.
Intake and digestibility of oats (Avena sativa) and berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum) in adult black buck (Antilope cervicapra).
The Thar desert forms ideal habitat for the many threatened faunal species like Leopard (Panthera pardus), Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena), Caracal (Caracal caracal), Jungle cat (Felischaus), Desert cat (Felis sylvestris), Indian wolf (Canis lupus), Jackal (Canis aureas), Desert fox (Vulpes vulpes pusilla), Fox (Vulpes bengalensis), Toddy cat (Paradoxorus hermaphordiatus), Hanuman langur (Semnopithecus entellus), Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), Chinkara (Gazella gazellai bennettii), Blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus), Sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), Wild boar (Sus scrofa), Porcupine (Hystrix indica) and many other birds and reptiles.