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Gazelle Facts

Indian gazelle, known scientifically as Gazella bennettii, is a subspecies found only in the southern parts of Asia. Reddish-brown in color, it is herbivorous and feeds mainly on grass and fruits. The lifespan of Chinkara is somewhere between 12 and 15 years. They can survive without water for long periods and can get enough liquids from plants and dewdrops. As we move on further, you will come across many more interesting facts about the Indian Chinkara. Read on to know Indian Gazelle fast facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Scientific Name: Gazella bennettii
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Antilopinae
Genus: Gazella
Species: G. bennettii
Average Height: 65 cm
Weight: 23 kg to 25 kg
Length of Horns: 25 cm to 30 cm
Lifespan: 12 years to 15 years
Diet: Herbivorous
Mating Period: Usually autumn and spring
Gestation Period: 5½ months