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Watoessierund (Bos taurus) This type of cattle is often held in Africa. The enormous horns are hollow to save weight. Other than protection, they also function as cooling. BeekseBergen,Bos primigenius indicus,Bos primigenius taurus,Cattle Click/tap to enlarge

Watoessierund (Bos taurus)

This type of cattle is often held in Africa. The enormous horns are hollow to save weight. Other than protection, they also function as cooling.

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Cattle are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus ''Bos'', and are most commonly classified collectively as ''Bos primigenius''. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat , as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals . Other products include leather and dung for manure or fuel. In some countries, such as India, cattle are sacred. From as few as eighty.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jul 29, 2012. Captured Apr 29, 2011 14:07.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 500mm