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Water Buffalo

Southeast Asia

Water Buffalo


The water buffalo or domestic Asian water buffalo is a large bovid originating in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and China. Today, it is also found in Europe, Australia, and some American countries.

Fun Facts
  • Water buffalo is the second largest type of wild cattle that can be seen in the wild.
  • Water buffalo is black or white in color. It has large, backward curved horns. Males have larger horns than females.
  • Water buffalo has large hoofed feet which prevent sinking of the animal into the mud.

Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.