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  • English
    • Domesticated Cattle
  • Scientific Names
    • Bos taurus
    • Bos mauretanicus
    • Bos namadicus
    • Bos primigenius taurus
  • French
    • Auroch
  • Spanish
    • Ganado vacuno

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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ctnash

Date

October 29, 2008 02:55 PM AEST

Place

Swaziland (Google, OSM)

Description

Cattle being used to plough a field.

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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lisa_bennett

Date

December 11, 2014

Description

Steers.

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Ganado vacuno Bos taurus

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sisroks

Date

December 7, 2014

Description

This baby has yet to grow large horns, but the other cattle have long, thick horns.

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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asemerdj

Date

December 10, 2013

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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oregangeog211

Date

November 29, 2014 09:51 AM PST

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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oregangeog211

Date

November 29, 2014 09:10 AM PST

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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November 28, 2014 01:30 PM PST

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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scovelgeog211

Date

December 2, 2014 09:13 AM PST

Description

Cows. 50

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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jonaschanh

Date

December 1, 2014 09:06 AM PST

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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greglasley

Date

November 28, 2014

Description

Well, this cattle breed was new for me. These are apparently called Ankole-Watusi cattle. Their horns are known to grow 8 feet at the spread. The breed is apparently African. A very odd thing to see along a Texas Highway! Several shots posted. Interesting animals!

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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trevormorgan215

Date

November 24, 2014 04:10 PM PST

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Domesticated Cattle Bos taurus

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ang

Date

September 20, 2014 04:11 PM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Cattle (colloquially cows) are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos primigenius. Cattle are raised as livestock for meat (beef and veal), as dairy animals for milk and other dairy products, and as draft animals (oxen or bullocks) (pulling carts, plows and the like). Other products include leather...

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