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Food habits of ungulates in dry tropical forests of Gir Lion Sanctuary, Gujarat, India

Food habits of chital Axis axis (Exrleben, 1777), sambar Cervus unicolor (Kerr, 1792) and nilgai Boselaphus tragocamelus (Pallas, 1776) of Gir Lion Sanctuary were studied from January 1987 to December 1988. Data were collected on feeding animals by direct observations using scan and focal animal sampling methods.