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  • noun Gazella bennettii, a species of gazelle found in India, Pakistan and Iran


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  • Among the mammal fauna, the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), chinkara (Gazella bennettii), caracal (Felis caracal), and desert fox (Vulpes bengalensis) inhabit the open plains, grasslands, and saline depressions known as chappar or rann in the core area of the desert.

    Thar desert 2008

  • 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 2008

  • The mammal community includes several ungulates of conservation importance such as the blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), the chinkara (Gazella bennettii), and the small Indian chevrotain or mouse deer (Moschiola meminna).

    East Deccan dry-evergreen forests 2008

  • Antelopes chinkara or Indian gazelle (Gazella bennettii) are found in western Baluchistan, and hog deer (Axis porcinus) are common to the Indus plain and southwest Quetta.

    Baluchistan xeric woodlands 2008

  • 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 2008

  • The chinkara gazelle (G. bennetti), smaller than the goitered gazelle, inhabits the southeastern plains.

    Kuhrud-Kohbanan Mountains forest steppe 2008

  • Wargrave armed with a sporting Mannlicher rifle, set off on a long tramp to look for _chinkara_, which are pretty little antelope with curving horns.

    The Jungle Girl Gordon Casserly

  • The colour of the skin is light brown, somewhat like a chinkara, white inside the limbs and under the belly.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon Robert Armitage Sterndale 1870

  • One day, I saw that a village dog had killed a chinkara fawn's mother. 2010

  • I only had to read the phrase "Zdenek Zeman" to know i'm going to enjoy this pod. chinkara

    Football news, match reports and fixtures | Raphael Hon 2010


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