Meet the Blackbuck
The Blackbuck is an antelope that is typically found in Pakistan and India. They prefer living in open woodlands, savanna or grassland areas, but they also enjoy areas with forest as they like to rest in the shade on hot days.
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|
|Gestation Period||5-6 months|
|Life Span||15-18 years|
|Threats||Natural predators, habitat loss|
Male blackbucks have spiral horns
The male Blackbucks develop horns that can range from 1.5 to 2 feet in length. They are ringed at the based and twist spirally upwards approximately 4 turns.
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