Four Horned Antelope
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Four Horned Antelope or Chousingha with the scientific name Tetracerus quadricornis is a small antelope with four horns native to India.
It is the only species under the genus Tetracerus. They are also spotted in Nepal. Antelope is a mammal species that is found to be a part of the Bovidae family. However, not all members of Bovidae family are to be considered antelopes. The term 'antelope' refers to a miscellaneous group within the Bovidae family. The quick classification of the four horned antelope is as below,
|Subspecies||Martes flavigula flavigula|
Only males possess these paired horns. The first pair of horns grow few months from its birth; the second pair appears after 10 to 14 months. They have white colored thin legs, short yellow-brown colored tail and their ears are blackish brown. They have small, rounded hoofs present at the front side.