Common name: Ankole Cattle
Scientific name: 
Bos taurus taurus ankole

Ankole Cattle are found in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern Africa.

They can survive on sparse grass and shrubs as well as limited water.

Median Life Expectancy:
15 years

Ankole Cattle can weigh up to 1,600 pounds and are often a solid colour but can be spotted or speckled. Both males and females have the largest horns of any species of cattle that can spread nearly 2 meters across. Their horns help disperse excess body heat as blood circulation through the horns is cooled and returned to the body.

Conservation Status:
Domesticated | This species has no conservation status as they are a domesticated animal used for farming.

Fun Fact:
Did you know that Ankole Cattle can run and jump with incredible agility!?