from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of African antelopes, including such species as the bohor, C. bohor, and the isabelline antelope, C. isabellina: used synonymously with Kobus. See cut under bohor.


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  • In addition to these lions, several other threatened mammal species deserve conservation attention, namely the threatened chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), and chinkara (Gazella bennettii).

    Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests

  • Among the mammal fauna, the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), chinkara (Gazella bennettii), caracal (Felis caracal), and desert fox (Vulpes bengalensis) inhabit the open plains, grasslands, and saline depressions known as chappar or rann in the core area of the desert.

    Thar desert

  • Neither exceptionally species-rich nor high in endemism, the ecoregion nevertheless harbors viable populations of chinkara (Gazella bennettii), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), and blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)

    Northwestern thorn scrub forests

  • The mammal community includes several ungulates of conservation importance such as the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), the chinkara (Gazella bennettii), and the small Indian chevrotain or mouse deer (Moschiola meminna).

    East Deccan dry-evergreen forests

  • For example, the grasslands of southern Andhra Pradesh support a good population of the Indian bustard (Ardeotis nigriceps) and blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra).

    Deccan thorn scrub forests

  • _Antilope cervicapra_ and conceal themselves on different sides till an opportunity offers of seizing one of them unawares as they approach, while grazing, to one or other of their hidden assailants.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • By 'antelope' the author means the common antelope, or black buck, the _Antilope bezoartica_, or _cervicapra_ of naturalists.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

  • Blackbucks (Antilope cervicapra) run in their enclosure at an animal park in Hamburg - News

  • Ungulates include blackbuck Antilope cervicapra (60) [30], chital Cervus axis (350) [230-260], sambar C. unicolor [20], hog deer C. porcinus, nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus (480) [160-180] and wild boar Sus scrofa [200-250] and feral cattle [950-1,000].

    Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Park, India

  • Although not exceptional in terms of endemism and diversity, this ecoregion harbors several of India's large, threatened vertebrates such as the tiger (Panthera tigris), wild buffalo (Bubalus arnee), wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), gaur (Bos gaurus), blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), and chinkara (Gazella bennettii).

    Central Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests


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