nilgai


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nilgai, nylghaie

a large Asian antelope, 5 ft high, 6 ft long and weighing 400 to 500 lb. Gray or tan in color. Called also Boselaphus tragocamelus.
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Ungulates in the area included white-tailed deer, collared peccaries (Pecari tajacu), nilgai antelopes, wild boars (Sus scrofa), and cattle.
Anyway, flightiness notwithstanding, a big bull Nilgai is one tough test of a bullet; it's virtually impossible to shoot through one with any sort of conventional slug having a simple, cup-type jacket and homogeneous core.
Unlike Lapham, who believes that we are really all just like the rich, and who talks to us as if we know what nilgai is, Allen's tone suggests that until recently he had never heard of rich people and is sure that we haven't either.
Expect to spot black buck, panthers, nilgai, fox, jackals, deer, wild dogs, parrots, peacocks and pheasants.
INDIA'S mammoth economic development juggernaut is taking a toll on the country's biodiversity, putting at risk various species of birds and animals such as great Indian bustard, Bengal florican, houbara, Nicobar megapode, golden jackal, Indian fox and nilgai.
of hunting whitetail or one of several exotics, and nilgai was on the latter list.
The Sariska Tiger Reserve, which is located in Alwar district, is one of the famous national parks of the country and is home to the Bengal tiger, leopard, jungle cat, caracal, striped hyena, olden jackal, chital, sambhar, nilgai, chinkara, four-horned antelope or 'chousingha', wild boar, hare, hanuman langur, and plenty of bird species and reptiles.
OVER THE YEARS, I've done my share of rifle hunting--moose in Canada, elk and mule deer in several states, whitetails in Texas and Idaho, and nilgai in Texas.
Among them are fallowdeer, rhea, hunting dogs, tigers, lions, axis deer, emu, wallabies, blackbuck, nilgai, Pere David's deer, forest buffalo, bongo, oryx, wildebeest, cape buffalo, ankole cattle, baboons, zebras, camels, guanaco, bison, eland, white rhino, ostrich, red lechwe, sitatunga, giraffe, meerkats, otters, and Red River hogs.
Head out to Girnar a mountain peak and catch a jeep safari to the Gir National Park to see the lions and wildlife such as leopards, sloth bears, hyenas, jackals, chital, nilgai and marsh crocodiles.
The density of cheetal ( Axis axis), sambar ( Cervus unicolour), nilgai ( blue- bull), Chinkara chow singha ( four- horned antelope) and wild boar per square km is much higher as compared to Gir.
At the conclusion of the match, everyone enjoyed brisket, nilgai sausage, beans, potato salad, and plenty of beer.