Ankole Cattle

The large horns of the ankole cattle are believed to assist them in lowering body temperature. They live in grasslands and savanna, and they eat grass.

  • Scientific Name:Bos taurus taurus ankole
  • Range: Africa – Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi
  • Status in the Wild: Domestic (minor or rare breed)
  • Location in the Zoo: Ankole cattle habitat
  • Cool Animal Fact Horns can grow to over 6 feet long with a base circumference of 36 inches.