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Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger) adult male.jpg

The antelope is an herbivore mammal. It lives in countries in the Eastern Hemisphere. It has long, brown horns and its fur is dark brown, white, or light brown. They eat vegetables and juicy plants. The antelope is about 1.10 meters.

Scientific denomination and classification[edit | edit source]

The scientific name is Antelope cervicapra.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

The antelope lives in groups and in couples.

Habitat[edit | edit source]

The antelope lives in India and in Africa. They live in herds of 50 or 60 individuals.

Evolution[edit | edit source]

The descend of antelope is Dik-Dik, a small antelope.

In fables and stories[edit | edit source]

This animal is in the history of the leopard and the antelope, an African tale.The antelope has an important part in Indian theology.


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External links[edit | edit source]

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