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    Chinkara leaping in the air : crapping Blackbuck!

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    "Chinkara leaping in the air and crapping Blackbuck! The animal that is springing along, Tigger-like is the Indian Gazelle or Chinkara (Gazella bennettii). In the background are nilgai or Bluebull and Blackbuck or Kala hiran / Antelope cervicapre. also, see a crapping Blackbuck in this clip - answering the call of nature. One can also hear Munias in the audio track of this clip. Perhaps the Red Munia.

    Blackbuck is one of the fastest of all terrestrial animals reaching speeds of up to 80 km/h and it is one of the few antelopes where males and females have distinctive coloration, as the male bucks are a distinctive black and white and have long twisted horns, while females are fawn coloured with no horns. Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), is a species of antelope found mainly in India. The distinctive horns of the Blackbuck are ringed with 1 to 4 spiral turns, rarely more than 4 turns, and can be as long as 79 cm. Blackbuck is one of the fastest animals and can outrun most predators over long distances.

    This footage is part of the professionally-shot stock footage archive of Wilderness Films India Ltd., the largest collection of imagery from South Asia. The Wilderness Films India collection comprises of thousands of hours of high quality broadcast imagery, mostly shot on HDCAM 1080i High Definition, HDV and Digital Betacam. Write to us for licensing this footage on a broadcast format, for use in your production! We pride ourselves in bringing the best of India and South Asia to the world... wfi @ vsnl.com and admin@wildfilmsindia.com."