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Food habits of blackbuck antilope cervicapra of ballavpur wildlife sanctuary west bengal india

Chattopadhyay, B.; Bhattacharya, T.

Tropical Ecology 27(1): 93-100

1986


ISSN/ISBN: 0564-3295
Accession: 005476086

Food habits of Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra Linn. have been ascertained by faecal pellet analysis. It has been found that this antilope chiefly subsists upon short grasses and herbs. When they are scarce blackbuck is compelled to feed upon tree leaves or the supplementary food supplied to them.

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