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How many udders does a cow have?
An udder is an organ formed of the mammary glands of female four-legged mammals, particularly ruminants such as cattle, goats, sheep and deer. It is equivalent to the breast in primates. The udder is a single mass hanging beneath the animal, consisting of pairs of mammary glands. In cattle there are normally two pairs.
What cattle breed is the symbol of the U.S. state of Texas?
The Texas longhorn is a hybrid of Spanish and English cattle and is known for its extremely long horns, which can extend to over 2 m. It became one of the state's official mammal symbols in 1995.
Which animal is the tallest of wild cattle species?
wild Asian buffalo
The gaur, also called the Indian bison, is the largest extant bovine native to the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Jars' are the tallest of wild cattle species and among the largest living land animals. Only elephants, rhinos, the hippopotamus and the giraffe grow heavier.
This cattle from India is very popular in South America and Australia. What is it?
Zebu is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia. Zebu are characterised by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures, and are farmed throughout the tropical countries.
This breed of cattle from Africa is known for its the huge horns.
The Ankole-Watusi is a modern American breed of domestic cattle. It derives from the Ankole group of Sanga cattle breeds of central Africa. It is characterized by very large horns.
What were the Welsh Corgis dogs originally used for?
dogs of the aristocracy
Welsh Corgis have historically been used as herding dogs, specifically for cattle. They are of the type of herding dog referred to as "heelers", meaning that they would nip at the heels of larger animals to keep them on the move.
What is jallikattu?
endangered cattle race
vanishing Indian initiation rite
banned Indian rodeo
traditional yoghurt of zebu milk
Known from cave paintings jallikattu seems like a cross of rodeo and Basque San Fermin bull run. Men attempt to hold zebu bull around their hump either to knock it down or stand long enough to win. It's a Tamil traditional custom of South India, that was banned on the basis of animal cruelty.
What kind of meat is one of the main exports of Argentina?
Cows were first brought to Argentina in 1536 by Spanish Conquistadors. Due to the geography of the Pampas and a small national market, the cattle multiplied rapidly. Beef and its production have played a major part in the culture of Argentina, and cattle industry had become a key growth driver in the economy.
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