The blackbuck is a species of antelope native to the Indian subcontinent.
The blackbuck antelope’s main diet consists of grass. They also eat leaves, pods, fruits, shrubs and flowers. Poaching and habitat destruction has contributed to the endangerment of this species. Blackbuck antelope live in groups of 30 to 50 consisting of all bachelor males or female herds with and without a territorial male. Some herds even consist of females working together to guard their young.
Annual Cost of Care
The cost to care for this animal per year is $300.
Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!