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domestic Asian water buffalo

Bubalus bubalis


Albino Water buffalos are very appreciated for funeral sacrifices or Fighting Festivals, and are trained on the river for muscle development.


Spotted at Tana Toraja, Sulawesi - Indonesia, the water buffalo or domestic Asian water buffalo is a large bovid originating in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and China.


Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Clade: Synapsida Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Subfamily: Bovinae Tribe: Bovini Genus: Bubalus Species: B. bubalis

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Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia

Spotted on Jul 31, 2016
Submitted on Jan 16, 2017

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