Nilgai

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Nilgai
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Boselaphus
Species: B. tragocamelus
Binomial name
Boselaphus tragocamelus
Pall., 1766

The Nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus) is an antelope.

It is one of the most commonly seen wild animals of northern India and eastern Pakistan. The mature males appear ox-like and are also known as Blue bulls. The nilgai is the biggest Asian antelope.