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antelope

member of the family Bovidae, including the genus Tragelaphus, which contains many genera of African antelopes. Includes a large variety of hollow-horned ruminants from dog to cow size. Many types of horns but all simple and persistent.
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Some songs are personal testimonials and others address social issues," says Awarthanga Chiru, the band's singer.
To lay the groundwork for 3D Internet, the Chiru project created design guidelines for 3D user interfaces:
In a London shop, shahtoosh shawls worth pounds 350,000 - accounting for two per cent of the world's chirus - were seized.
In the last century, the chiru population fell from several million to 75,000.
These shawls are made of Tibetan Antelope's fur also known as Chiru.
People from tribes like Mao, Maram, Maring, Tangkhul, Kabui, Zeme, Liangmei, Tarao, Chiru, Kom, Kharam, Haokip, Gangte and Paite took part in the event.
Gherghina, Sergiu and Mihail Chiru, "Practice and Payment: Determinants of Candidate List Position in European Parliament Elections', European Union Politics, 11, 4 (2010).
Schaller's successes are numerous, including his recent work with the endangered Tibetan antelope or chiru -- at times slaughtered for its exquisite wool used to make shahtoosh shawls.
Shahtoos, on the other hand, was traditionally harvested from shrubs and bushes, being the soft fur shed by the Tibetan antelope or chiru Pantholops hodgsoni as it brushed against them in the wild.
At least three chiru pelts are required to manufacture a single shawl, and China's State Forestry Administration reports that up to 20,000 Tibetan antelope are killed annually to supply this luxury trade.