About the Blackbuck

The Blackbuck is one of the few antelope species whose color differs between the sexes. Male Blackbucks are mostly rich dark brown, with white underparts and inside their legs. Females tend to be mostly yellowish, with the same white underparts and insides of the legs as males. Males tend to become darker with age. They have a graceful and slender build, like most antelopes. 

Height 2'3" to 2'9" (at the shoulder)
Weight 70 to 95 pounds
Diet Grasses, herbs
Gestation Period 5-6 months
Life Span 15-18 years
Threats Natural predators, habitat loss

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