banteng

animals that start with b

This is wild cattle that can be found in Southeast Asia, in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia. When they were domesticated started living as working animals. They inhabit the bamboo jungles and the dense forest and eat leaves, fruits, grasses and branches.

It can grow from 190-225 cm in length and 160 cm shoulders. Weighs from 600-800 kg. The males are black or dark brown while the adult females are reddish brown.

The females have short and curved horns and the males long and straight. Both of the sexes have white stockings on the legs. They can live up to 17 years and if they are captured up to 20 years.

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