water buffalo

Animals That Start with the Letter W

Water Buffalo

The water buffalo, or Eastern buffalo, as it is often called, is the biggest participant of the Bovini tribe, that includes yak, bison, African buffalo, numerous varieties of wild cattle, as well as others.

Standing 5 to 6.2 feet (1.5 to 1.9 meters) tall at the shoulder, white water buffalo are formidable mammals with thin gray-black coats.

Men bring substantial backward-curving, crescent-shaped horns stretching close to 5 feet (1.5 meters) long with deep ridges on their surface. Ladies are smaller sized in size and weight, yet they additionally have horns, although they are proportionately smaller sized.

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