Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Bos taurus
    • Bos mauretanicus
    • Bos namadicus
    • Bos primigenius taurus
  • French
    • Auroch
    • vache domestique
  • Spanish
    • Ganado vacuno
  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • bá:gaʔ
  • English
    • cows
    • Domestic Cattle
  • Portuguese
    • Gado bovino
    • Vaca
    • Boi
    • Touro
  • German
    • Hausrind
    • Rind

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Recent observations

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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vulpes

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September 24, 2016 06:55 PM MDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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getblank

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September 25, 2016 04:17 PM JST

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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andreafigueroa

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August 1, 2007 05:53 AM CDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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johncondon

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September 23, 2016 01:21 PM AEST

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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johncondon

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September 23, 2016 01:21 PM AEST

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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andreafigueroa

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September 18, 2016 04:56 PM YEKT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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vyoung13

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June 16, 2016 09:20 AM MDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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mayedashafique

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September 19, 2016 07:22 PM CDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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kaylinchang

Date

February 28, 2015 10:24 AM PST

Description

Bishop, CA~ on the road to the buttermilks

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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jos_alanis

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September 16, 2016 11:25 AM CDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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cyndy2

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June 26, 2016 04:45 PM EDT

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Domestic Cattle Bos taurus

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minihezz

Date

September 6, 2016 09:41 AM CDT

Description

Another breed of cow

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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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