Chinkara (Gazella bennetti)
Scientific classification:
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Class : Mammalia
Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Genus : Gazella
Species : bennetti

Common name : Chinkara
Scientific name : Gazella bennetti
Important Facts
Coat color Reddish-buff color, with smooth, glossy fur.
Shoulder height 60 - 85 cms.
Body length       75 - 125 cms.
Weight 25 - 35 kg
Life span 10 - 12 years
Adulthood 2 - 2.5 years
Gestation period 160 days
Litter size 1
Plain grasslands, open jungles and tropical woodlands.
Found in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, and in parts of Iran and Pakistan.
(a) Grasses
(b) Green leaves
(c) Buds of flowers and Fruits
(a) Mash - 0.50 kg. per head
(b) Kutti - 1.00 kg. per head
(c) Tree fodder - 0.20 kg. per head
(d) Gram soaked - 0.50 kg. per head