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blackbuck (Indian antelope) Medium-sized antelope of the open plains of India. Females and young are fawn coloured and males are dark. The underparts are white, and there are also patches of white on the muzzle. Only males carry long, spiral horns. Length: to 1.2m (47in); height: to 81cm (32in) at the shoulder. Family Bovidae; species Antilope cervicapra.

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