IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 38
Photo 38 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Cauka (Four-horned Antelope)
Cauka (चौका) in Nepali refers to the animal Four-horned Antelope (Tetracerus quadricornis, from the Tetracerus genus and Bovidae family). It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected animals of Nepal”.
The word Cauka can also be transliterated as Caukā.
The museum exhibitions in this gallery are from the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. They belong to the category “Flora and Fauna Section” (vanaspati tatha jivjantu shakha).