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Domestic Buffalo

Bubalus bubalis

These buffalo are the domestic form of the water buffalo. They are closely related to bison, buffalo and cattle.

measurements

Measurements

Size: Shoulder Height 1.5 - 1.9m
Weight: 800 - 1,200kg

habitat

Habitat

Domesticated water buffalo are widespread, found in Asia, South America, Europe, North Africa and Australia. True wild water buffalo still survive in parts of Asia, where they are found in swamps, marsh lands and forests.

diet

Diet

In the wild these buffalo would eat grass, herbs and aquatic plants, usually feeding at night.

behaviour

Breeding

After a pregnancy of 9 - 11 months a single calf is born, reaching maturity in 2 years.

threat

Conservation

The domestic buffalo is not endangered as it is a domestic breed. Its wild counterpart is however endangered, threatened by hunting, habitat loss and interbreeding with domestic animals.

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