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Blackbuck

Blackbuck
India

Blackbuck

About

The blackbuck is an ungulate species of antelope native to the Indian subcontinent that has been listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List since 2003, as its range has decreased sharply during the 20th century.

Fun Facts
  • The Black Buck Antelope‚Äôs main diet consists of grass. They also eat leaves, pods, fruits, shrubs and flowers.
  • Black Buck Antelope predatorsWhat does predators mean? include dogs and wolves. Poaching and habitat destruction has also contributed to the endangerment of this species.
  • Black Buck Antelope live in female groups of 15 to 20; mixed groups; bachelor groups; and territorial males.
Conservation

Likely to become endangered in the near future