Publications on Nilgiri Tahr
by Cliff Rice
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Journal Articles

An artificial key to the grasses of Eravikulam National Park (Kerala, India) based on vegetative characteristics.  Phytologica 59:291-310. (1986).  [1 MB]


Observations on predators and prey at Eravikulam National Park, Kerala.  Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 83:283-305. (1986).  [4 MB]

Black leopard

Agonistic and sexual behavior of Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius).  Ethology 87:89-112. (1988).  [13 MB]


Notes on food habits of Nilgiri tahr.  Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 85:188-189. (1988).  [0.2 MB]

F grazing

Habitat, population dynamics, and conservation of Nilgiri tahr, Hemitragus hylocrius.  Biological Conservation 44:137-156. (1988).  [3 MB]

Turner's Valley

Reproductive biology of Nilgiri tahr, Hemitragus hylocrius  (Mammalia: Bovidae).  Journal of Zoology, London 214:269-284. (1988).  [5 MB]


Growth, maturation, and physical characteristics of Nilgiri tahr (Hemitragus hylocrius).  Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 86:129-134. (1989).  [1 MB]


Nilgiri tahr, Eravikulam National Park, and conservation.  Pp. 387-399 in J.C. Daniel and J.S. Serrao, eds., Conservation in developing countries: problems and prospects.  Oxford University Press, New Delhi. (1990).  [2 MB]


On the origin of sexual displays in caprids.  Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 60:53-62. (1995).  [5 MB]

Rear twist/kick

Popular Articles

Courting 'Round the Mountain.  Animal Kingdom 88(6):22-31. (1985).  [12 MB]

Animal Kingdom

The Nilgiri tahr.  Sanctuary Asia 5(2):126-135. (1985).  [15 MB]

Sanctuary Asia

The Nilgiri tahr.  The India Magazine 8(4):20-31. (1988).  [10 MB]

India Magazine

To be one of the herd.  International Wildlife 21(2):24-27. (1991).   [5 MB]

International Wildlife