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three ankole cattle in outdoor habitat
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Ankole Cattle

The large horns of the ankole cattle are believed to assist them in lowering body temperature.

Animal Facts

Scientific Name

Bos taurus


Grasslands and savannah of sub-Saharan Africa, including Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi

Status in the Wild

Domestic (minor or rare breed)

Location in the Zoo

Across from Grant’s zebras

Cool Animal Fact

Their horns can grow to be over six feet long.