Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus)

Nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus is an antelope.
"Nil"= Blue & "gai"= Cow
But its the adult male whose coat is greyish-blue; the female have a brownish coat.
People often mistake female of Nilgai as a "Sambar".
This image is from "BOR wildlife sanctuary"; with the backwaters of the bor-dam.

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