Tibetan gazelle

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Tibetan gazelle

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Antilopinae
Species : Procapra picticaudata


The Goa, tibetan gazelle is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Tibetan gazelle
A young / baby of a Tibetan gazelle is called a 'calf'.
China and India

Facts about the Tibetan gazelle

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Goa Antelope Goa (antelope) The Goa (Procapra picticaudata), also known as the Tibetan Gazelle , is a species of Himalayan region.

The hides of Tibetan gazelles are considered valuable, and their horns were used in making traditional medicines.

Tibetan Gazelle or Procapra picticaudata is listed on the IUCN Red list (1996) as Least Concern .

Tibetan gazelles are found between 9,000 and 12,000ft, but the bharal lives between 12,000 and 17,000 feet.

Tibetan gazelles are selective feeders, concentrating on forbs.

Tibetan gazelles are small animals, and their long winter coats make them an unusually attractive trophy.

Hodgson, 1846 The goa (Procapra picticaudata), also known as the Tibetan Gazelle, is a species of antelope which inhabits the Himalayan region. (Wiki)

Some of this wildlife, such as the wild yak, snow leopard, black-necked crane, Tibetan antelope and Tibetan gazelle, is unique to Tibet or the Himalayan region. (Full text)

Day 13-14: Before arriving at a small town near the DAY 15 target area we will stop for anything of interest along the way - the little-known Pallas's Cat is present at a pass where we’ll make a stop, and Tibetan Gazelle is regularly seen at close range. (Full text)

The Tibetan gazelle is found in small herds on the plateau and does not descend below 14,000 feet (4267 m). (Full text)

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