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Table 4 A comparison of browse-grass ratio in diet of four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis) in different conditions and forest types

From: Seasonal food habits of the four-horned antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis de Blainville, 1816) in tropical deciduous forests of Aravalli mountain range, Rajasthan, Western India

Study Area Study period Field condition Type of forest Method Browse ratio (%) Grass ratio (%) Unidentified (%) Reference
Nepal Dec 2015-Jan 2016 Wild Dry deciduous forest MHP 66.36 29.25 4.4 Oli et al., 2018
Nepal 2012-2013 Wild Grassland and Himalayan sub-tropical broadleaved forests MHP 78.03 21.97   Kunwar et al., 2016
South India Sept 1998-Feb 1999 Wild Mix of tropical dry thorn, dry deciduous, moist deciduous forests with grasslands MHP 23.3 28.6 48 Baskaran et al., 2011
Van Vihar National Park cum Zoo, India Oct 2002 Captive   CE 100 0   Sharma et al., 2009
Western India April 2014 to March 2016 Wild Tropical dry deciduous forests DO 83.08 16.92   Present study
  1. MHP micro-histological photography, CE cafeteria experiment, DO direst observation