Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as chikara .

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  • noun The four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis), a small antelope found in open forest in India and Nepal.

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Examples

  • 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

  • There are no ecoregional endemic species, but the threatened species include the tiger, wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear (Ursus ursinus), and chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis).

    Northern dry deciduous forests

  • Although none of them are endemic, there are several threatened species, including the tiger, gaur, wild dog, sloth bear, chousingha, and blackbuck.

    Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests

  • Although none are endemic to the ecoregion, several threatened species warrant conservation attention: the tiger, Asian elephant, gaur, wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear, and chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis).

    Orissa semi-evergreen forests

  • The mammal assemblage also includes several threatened species such as the tiger, Asian elephant, gaur, sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata), great Indian civet (Viverra zibetha), and four-horned antelope or chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis).

    Lower Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests

  • The chousingha and blackbuck are threatened species and should be focal species for conservation actions.

    Northwestern thorn scrub forests

  • 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

  • But there are some threatened mammals, including the tiger, Asian elephant, sloth bear, chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), and possibly small refuge populations of swamp deer in some habitat patches.

    Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests

  • Nevertheless, several of India's large charismatic vertebrates, including several that are threatened such as the tiger, Asian elephant, wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), and chinkara (Gazella bennettii), are found here.

    Chhota-Nagpur dry deciduous forests

  • Although it is not exceptional in terms of endemism or diversity, the ecoregion still retains important habitat for many of the Indian Subcontinent's large animals, such as the tiger, gaur (Bos gaurus), wild dog (Cuon alpinus), sloth bear (Melursus ursinus), chousingha (Tetracerus quadricornis), and blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra).

    Narmada Valley dry deciduous forests

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