Exotics

Black Buck ( Antilope Cervicapra ) - Indian Subcontinent in Asia

 

Axis Deer ( Axis axis ) - Indian Subcontinent in Asia

The chital or cheetal (Axis axis), also known as chital deer, spotted deer or axis deer, is a deer which commonly inhabits wooded regions of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and in small numbers in Pakistan´╝îand also in northeast China. It is the most common deer species in Indian forests. The name chital comes from the Bengali word chitral , which means "spotted".

Aoudad or Barbary sheep ( Ammotragus lervia ) - North Africa

The blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) is an ungulate species of antelope native to the Indian Subcontinent.

 

The blackbuck is the only living species of the genus Antilope. Its generic name stems from the Latin word antalopus, a horned animal. The specific name cervicapra is composed of the Latin words capra, she-goat and cervus, deer.

 

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The Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) is a species of caprid (goat-antelope) native to rocky mountains in North Africa. Six subspecies have been described. Although it is rare in its native North Africa, it has been introduced to North America, southern Europe, and elsewhere. It is also known as aoudad, waddan, arui, and arruis.

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