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  Gaur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gaur (Bos gaurus, previously Bibos gauris) is a large, dark-coated ox of the hilly areas of South Asia and Southeast Asia, which may be found wild or domesticated.
Gaur are said to look like the front of a water buffalo with the back of a domestic cow.
Unlike its aggressive cousin, the gaur is a very timid and shy animal, and often shuns humans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gaur   (728 words)

 Gaur, West Bengal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gaur, or Laknauti is a ruined city, in the Malda district of West Bengal, India, on the west bank of the Ganges 40 km downstream from Rajmahal.
Gaur was sacked by Sher Shah in 1539, and was occupied by Akbars general in 1575, when Daud Shah, the last of the Afghan dynasty, refused to pay homage to the Mughal emperor.
Owing to the lightness of the small, thin bricks, which were chiefly used in the making of Gaur, its buildings have not well withstood the ravages of time and the weather; while much of its enamelled work has been removed for the ornamentation of the surrounding cities of more modern origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gaur,_West_Bengal   (913 words)

Where gaurs have not been disturbed, they are basically diurnal, being most active in the morning and late afternoon and resting during the hottest time of the day.
The gaur is classified as vulnerable (Criteria: A1cd+2cd, C1+2a) by the IUCN (2002), and is on Appendix I of CITES [excluding the domestic B.
Choudhury, A. The gaur Bos gaurus in Dibang Valley district of Arunachal Pradesh.
www.ultimateungulate.com /Artiodactyla/Bos_frontalis.html   (1328 words)

 CETOS - Cloning the Gaur
Noah is a Gaur, a strikingly colored, white footed member of the ox family that normally lives in Northern India.
First, the animal being cloned is the gaur, Bos frontalis, the large wild ox native to the woodlands of rural India.
While other alternatives clearly exist for protecting the genetic lineage of the Gaur, for example, obtaining a cell line and keeping it at hand in perpetuity, the ultimate goal is not to maintain genetic diversity via frozen cell lines.
www.cetos.org /articles/cloninggaur.html   (1528 words)

 gaur - The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GAUR [gaur] large wild ox of Southeast Asia, having a humplike ridge on the back.
The gaur, Bos gaurus, is thought to be the largest of the wild cattle; the bulls may measure more than 6 ft (1.8 m) at the shoulder and weigh more than a ton.
The gaur is native to hilly, forested districts of India, Myanmar, and the Malay Peninsula.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:gaur/gaur.html?refid=ip_hf   (194 words)

 Gaur - Bos frontalis: More Information - ARKive
In addition, gaurs are at risk from diseases that are transmitted by domestic cattle, such as rinderpest and foot-and-mouth (1).
The gaur is protected in all of the countries within which it occurs, international trade is also banned by the listing of this species on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) (1).
Gaurs are found in a number of protected reserves such as the Royal Chitwan National Park in Nepal and a large captive population exists (1).
www.arkive.org /species/GES/mammals/Bos_frontalis/more_info.html   (550 words)

The gaur benefits from sharing its range with wild pigs, deer, and birds that give loud warnings if there is an enemy approaching.
The gaur grazes most of the day, although it takes time off early in the morning and in the afternoon to sleep and to chew cud.
At one time the gaur was prized by big game hunters, who considered it a challenging quarry because of its elusive habits.
www.angelfire.com /mn/wolfluver/misc/environment/gaur.html   (357 words)

 Malayan gaur - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Malayan gaur
Gaurs live in small herds of less than a dozen animals.
A gaur was cloned by the fusing of a skin cell of a dead male with a cow's egg cell.
The gaur calf was carried by a cow surrogate mother and was due to be born in November 2000.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Malayan+gaur   (198 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bhopal/Raipur, Oct. 28: Babulal Gaur will felicitate all former chief ministers of Madhya Pradesh on November 1 in what is regarded as another attempt at survival by the current chief minister.
Gaur is feeling the heat now that Uma Bharti has returned from her Himalayan sabbatical.
Like Gaur, Raman too is on a sticky wicket as many of his BJP colleagues are becoming restless over his “laidback” style of functioning.
www.telegraphindia.com /1041029/asp/nation/story_3938452.asp   (476 words)

 UF student killed in crash remembered as caring, outgoing | Gainesville.com | The Gainesville Sun | Gainesville, Fla.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gaur, 20, a University of Florida finance major from Jacksonville, died Jan. 15 when her Toyota Camry burst into flames after striking a group of trees on Interstate 10 northeast of Lake City.
Gaur's close friend and fellow UF student, Nicole Varma, served as master of ceremonies.
Gaur graduated from Stanton College Preparatory School in Jacksonville before starting at UF in the fall of 2003.
www.gainesville.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060126/LOCAL/201260360/1078/news   (681 words)

 ACT Gaur Dies
Gaur, native to India and Burma, are brownish-fl animals with white legs, a pronounced shoulder hump, and horns that curve inward.
The gaur is an ox native to Southeast Asia and India, and while about 30,000 exist in the wild, their numbers are declining because of hunting and habitat loss.
Among the reasons scientists selected the gaur for the cloning experiment was its compatibility with the cow.
www.grg.org /ACTgaur2.htm   (1506 words)

 Gaur - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Gaur, also seladang, largest species of wild ox, found in the forests of India, Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), Nepal, and the Malay Peninsula....
Scientists use a variety of captive-breeding techniques to boost animal populations.
The gayal is a domesticated form of the gaur, but the gayal is smaller than the gaur and has...
ca.encarta.msn.com /Gaur.html   (92 words)

 Jinnah was not secular: Babulal Gaur - Sify.com
Claiming that Mohammad Ali Jinnah was not secular, MP Chief Minister Babulal Gaur said that it was because of Jinnah that thousands of Hindus had to leave their homes.
Jinnah, Gaur said, was neither secular nor a centre of respect in India and the RSS and the VHP were free to take a stand on L K Advani's comments about the founder of Pakistan `as per their ideals and policies'.
Gaur had, on June 5, termed Advani's comments as `diplomatic' and had appealed to Hindu outfits to `understand' that the former deputy PM, in fact, asked Pakistan to become secular.
sify.com /news/politics/fullstory.php?id=13866684   (349 words)

 The buried palace of Gaur
The most recent excavations at Gaur in Malda, north Bengal, have unearthed remnants of what was probably the palace area of the sultans who ruled the region.
Large blocks of quartz found near the citadel area have led experts to believe that the glazed tiles and pottery were produced in the palace factories, quartz being an important material used in the manufacture of glazed tiles.
We are still not very sure as to how the sultans built their cities over the older urban structures, what they retained, how much of the urban space was re-organised according to the different notions of hierarchy that guided the new ruling class.
flonnet.com /fl2010/stories/20030523000207000.htm   (1241 words)

 Ladywildlifes Gaur Page
The gaur is a wild ox that lives mainly in small herds of no more than a dozen animals.
Breeding: The gaur mates in summer, and the young are born in spring when grass is plentiful.
Conservation: The gaur is threatened by a reduction in its upland forest habitat.
ladywildlife.com /animal/gaur.html   (792 words)

 rediff.com: Transcript of the Vinod Kumar Gaur, seismologist, Chat
Prof Vinod Kumar Gaur : The magnitude of the quake is 8.7 with an uncertainty perhaps of 0.1.
Prof Vinod Kumar Gaur : I don't think it is the function of the IMD to tell people to have their dwellings designed according to building codes which are freely available.
gaur, there is some confusion regardingthe intensity of the earth quake as most ofthe world centers measuring at 7.9 where as IMDmeasured it at 6.9.
www.rediff.com /chat/trans/0131guj1.htm   (1878 words)

 A bubaline-derived satellite DNA probe uncovers generic affinities of gaur with other bovids
Approximately, 5 ml of gaur blood was drawn into a vaccutainer containing 200 µl of 0·5 M EDTA as an anticoagulant from two males and one female after dart-ing them with a tranquilizer shot containing xylazine-ketamine mixture (1·2–1·4 ml per 1200–1400 kg body weight).
gaur male and cattle with respect to 1·4 and 1·1 kb bands (figure 4, gaur and cattle panel).
In buffalo samples, a reduced level of DNA polymorphism is seen that is confined to the higher molecular weight regions whereas in gaur males and cattle, the polymorphism is seen in the lower molecular weight regions.
www.ias.ac.in /jbiosci/september1999/article6.htm   (2453 words)

 Archived conservation news articles on Gaur
Gaur Banik, senior food and beverages manager at the Classique Club, said the management did not have any choice but to detain the guests as Punjabi was not...
The valedictorian is Shantanu Gaur and the salutatorian is Adam Chmelynski.
Babulal Gaur, a senior minister in Bhart's cabinet, said the chief minister had given him the charge of affairs in the state in her absence.
conservation.mongabay.com /files/Gaur.htm   (13102 words)

 Gaur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The largest of the wild cattle, the Gaur was described by Lambert in 1804.
Gaurs have also been known to make a whistling snort as an alarm call, and a
The gaur was classified as Vulnerable in 1996 but, is now on the Endangered list.
www.greenapple.com /~jorp/amzanim/gaur.htm   (292 words)

NK Gaur, general secretary of the federation, said that, on a call given by the All Indian State Bank of Patiala Employees Federation, a massive demonstration...
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Babulal Gaur declared a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each for the families of the deceased and Rs 25,000 to the injured.
At a public rally in the Capital he had asked the Madhya Pradesh chief minister, Mr Babulal Gaur, to act as per her advice saying that the mandate was both for...
conservation.mongabay.com /Gaur.htm   (3169 words)

 Untitled Article
Gaur, 20.00etan, Pagoeta mendizale elkartean, Andoni Ormaetxeak "Leoinabarraren aztarnak" (Xabier Ormaetxearen oroimenez) diaporamak emango ditu.
Gaur, 19.30ean, Liburu etxean, Xabier Gutierrezen liburua aurkeztuko dute.
Gaur, 19.30ean, Iturrama institutuan, Floren Aoizen liburua aurkeztuko dute.
www.euskalherria.com /zerbitzuak/index.php   (1199 words)

 CNN.com - Nature - First cloned endangered species dies 2 days after birth - January 12, 2001
Noah, as the gaur was called, was born on January 8 in Iowa weighing 80 pounds.
Cows have previously carried "test-tube" gaurs to term, but Bessie is the first to mother a cloned gaur.
The clone the gaur, scientists removed the nucleus from a cow's egg cell and replaced it with the nucleus of a gaur skin cell.
archives.cnn.com /2001/NATURE/01/12/cloned.gaur   (794 words)

 Gaur's 'sexcapade' case gets curiouser- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
And the chief minister being referred to is the 75-year-old BJP leader Babulal Gaur.
Everything was fine till one day earlier this year, Salim claims, he overheard Gaur say, "I love you," to his wife on the mobile phone.
Jiske na mooh mein daant hai, na pet mein aanth hai?" Shagufta claims to be a sincere party worker who was encouraged to join politics by her husband to save his property.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1195217.cms   (588 words)

 World Conservation Monitoring Centre - The Socialist Republic of Viet Nam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gaur, or Indian Bison, inhabits evergreen and deciduous forested hills and associated grassy clearings up to 1,800m, eastwards from India, Nepal and Bhutan to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam, southern China and the Malay Peninsula.
Primarily a grazer, the Gaur prefers green grass but in its absence will take coarse dry grass, herbs, and the leaves of some trees and creepers.
It is adapted to a wide range of habitats, from tropical rain forest, evergreen forest and mangrove swamp to grassland, savanna and rocky country.
www.wcmc.org.uk /infoserv/countryp/vietnam/app4.html   (4394 words)

 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Wild Cattle
Wild Animal Park: Indian gaur Bos gaurus gaurus, lowland wisent Bison bonasus bonasus, Javan banteng, ankole or watusi cattle Bos taurus, and Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer caffer can be seen in their field exhibits from the Wgasa Bush Line Railway or on a Photo Caravan Safari tour.
Gaur bulls make a pleasant song that gets lower and lower the longer they sing it to get a cow’s attention.
These domesticated animals are descendants of wild cattle such as bantengs, gaur, yaks, and water buffalo, and are numerous throughout the world.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-cattle.html   (1390 words)

 Gaur bestows ministerial rank on daughter-in-law- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Peeved BJP leaders were unable to say whether she is a member of the party and no one knew of her educational qualifications.
Leader of opposition Jamuna Devi had written to Governor Balram Jhakhar last month alleging that Krishna Gaur was holding meetings with the top brass of the state government in CM house, the official residence of the chief minister at 6, Shyamla Hills, here.
Jamuna Devi had further accused that being the daughter-in-law of the chief minister, Krishna Gaur was being given free access to all top secret government files when she constitutionally had no right to conduct those meeting and go through the state files.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow/1164588.cms   (392 words)

Most people know that cows are a domesticated version of the wild cattle that ranged through the Old World thousands of years ago.
Wild cattle still run in small herds in the hilly forests of India, Burma, and the Malay peninsula, and these are the gaurs.
Each herd is led by a huge old bull, with the finest horns, a sleek, dark brown coat, and white “stockings.” One of this animal’s distinguishing features is the saddlelike-hump on their back.
www.nature.ca /notebooks/english/gaur.htm   (134 words)

 Gaur: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gaur (Bos gaurus, EHandler: no quick summary.
The wild group and the domesticated group are sometimes considered separate species, EHandler: no quick summary.
Gaur are said to look like the front of a water buffalo water buffalo quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/ga/gaur.htm   (781 words)

 gaur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GAUR, May 23: The whereabouts of two brothers who were abducted by an armed group of Maoists Monday night is still unknown.
Shivraj too missed the chance when Chief Minister Uma Bharti chose Babulal Gaur as successor after the Hubli court case.
Babulal Gaur hardsells MPDaily News & Analysis, India - May 15, 2006MUMBAI: Madhya Pradesh Commerce and Industry Minister Babulal Gaur on Monday urged industrialists here to invest in Madhya Pradesh where “the power and road...
www.33beat.com /gaur.html   (405 words)

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