TITLE

Nilgai

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Nilgai, Nylghau, or Blue Bull, the largest antelope of Asia. It is found on the savannas and in the open forests of India and Iran. The bulls are about 4 � feet (1.4 m) high at the shoulder; the cows are slightly smaller. The cows and young bulls are reddish brown, but many of the older bulls are bluish gray on their backs. Both sexes have manes. The bull has forward-curving horns, eight to nine inches (20 to 23 cm) long, and a long tuft of hair on its throat.
ACCESSION #
37310087

 

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