In Mali, antelopes were believed to have brought the skills of agriculture to mankind. The horn of the male saiga, in Eastern practice, is ground asian antelope an aphrodisiac, for which it has been hunted nearly to extinction. North America is currently home to the native pronghornwhich taxonomists species not consider a member of the antelope group, but which is locally referred to as such e. The famous Indian black buck antelope is one of the prettier antelope in India,live in open plains, grass lands, dry thorn and scrub lands. The blue species antelopes are found all across India, nilgai are a cow and hence sacred, has protected it against hunting.
The species has shown a steep decline and is critically endangered. Many antelope are sexually dimorphic.
Nilgai, The blue bull is unlike antelope,Nilgai has a body of horse and face of a cow. In Europe , several extinct species occur in the fossil record, and the saiga was found widely during the Pleistocene but did not persist into the later Holocene ,  except in Russian Kalmykia and Astrakhan Oblast.
They have no upper incisors, but rather a hard upper gum pad, against which their lower incisors bite to tear grass stems and leaves. Also, antelope will consistently display a fear response to perceived predators, such as humans, making them very difficult to herd or handle.