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Distribution and Habitat Preference of Four-horned antelope (Chowsingha), Tetracerus quadricornis in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajasthan

Ramchandra Meghwa, Pankaj Kumar Sen, Chhaya Bhatnagar


Four-horned Antelopes, commonly known as Chowsingha, are unique mammals. Unfortunately the reports on its distribution patter and habitat preferences are still scanty from south Rajasthan. The present study is an attempt to fill up such gaps of this animal in Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary. Results revealed that Chowsingha is present in only four forests blocks out of Thirty four. The relation between the observed distribution pattern, preferred habitats and ecological boundaries of the sanctuary have been tried to correlate.


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