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Vyas R, Upadhyay K. Horn anomalies in the blackbuck antelope Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus, 1758) (Mammalia: Bovidae). JAD 2023; 5 (2) :19-24
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The blackbuck Antilope cervicapra (Linnaeus) is a grassland antelope widely distributed in Pakistan, Nepal, and India. Here we present a review of the known horn anomaly in the species followed by two new examples: a male with an abnormal right 'curled' horn and a female with a horn at the Blackbuck National Park, Velavadar, Bhavnagar District, Gujarat State, India. We also provide a photographic record of a female with horns in captivity.
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Received: 2023/02/25 | Accepted: 2023/06/11 | Published: 2023/06/30

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