Cattle, Ankole-Watusi

Cattle, Ankole-Watusi

Bos taurus

Vital Statistics

Height:

5.5 - 6.5 feet

Weight:

Male: 1,200 - 1,600 lbs; Female: 950 - 1,200 lbs

Diet:

Grass and leaves

Conservation:

Status:

Geographic Region

Lake Mobutu to Lake Tanganyike in eastern Africa

At The Zoo

Fabric of Africa

Did You Know?

Ankole-Watusi cattle horns are the heaviest of all cattle breeds, reaching up to eight feet wide from tip to tip.