blackbuck

(redirected from blackbucks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to blackbucks: Blackbuck antelope
  • noun

Synonyms for blackbuck

common Indian antelope with a dark back and spiral horns

References in periodicals archive ?
The actors were accused of poaching two blackbucks in Kankani village near Jodhpur in October 1998.
Salman Khan faces two major charges including the the 1998 blackbuck poaching case the 2002 hit-and-run case.
Both said the wait after they saw the Blackbuck come within shooting range of Anna's .
Earlier on Saturday (22 March), a Jodhpur court revised charges against Salman Khan and four other actors including Saif Ali khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam in connection with the blackbuck case.
Mumbai: A Maharashtra minister's nephew and five others were caught by villagers in Washim district, Maharashtra, for killing a Blackbuck, an endangered animal, and were handed over to police who released the men under political pressure.
The animals in the rest of the field include blackbucks and deer, markhor, cheetah, fox, wolf, hare, and mythical animals like winged wolves, winged spotted lions (chi-lin), and a human headed chi-lin.
There were blackbucks, fallow deer, sika deer, feral hogs, and a couple of kinds of woolly, twisty homed sheep.
Though blackbucks too nibble on crops, the damage is regarded as less extensive than that caused by their more surefooted compatriots, termed as the largest Asian antelope.
The actors allegedly killed two blackbucks near Jodhpur during the shooting of "Hum Saath Saath Hain" in 1998.
One of Shaikh Zayed's great legacies left behind is now open for the public to enjoy, namely the tranquility of the mangroves, and the sights of leaping deer or proud blackbucks grazing.
The animals -- blackbucks and chinkaras -- are endangered species and protected under the Wildlife Act.
One of the cases against them pertains to contravention of the Arms Act and another for poaching two blackbucks in Kankani village.
Besides, it had a sizeable population of Blackbucks and Blue Bulls.
Wildlife activists and the members of Bishnoi community had protested against the award being given to Saif Ali Khan, after he was sentenced to a year in jail for shooting blackbucks near Bhawad village in Jodhpur district in October 1998.