Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A species of ox, Bos banteng or B. sondaicus, a local race in the Malay archipelago.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The wild ox of Java (Bibos Banteng).
- n. wild ox of the Malay Archipelago
- From Malay banteng. (Wiktionary)
“This chapter describes the domesticated form, but we retain the name banteng to reinforce the fact that the animal is not a breed of cattle, but a distinct species.”
“The banteng, which is native to Southeast Asia, is listed as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and is protected by law in Cambodia.”
“The name "banteng" has traditionally referred to the wild form of Bos javanicus; the name "Bali cattle" to the domesticated form.”
“Occassionally we would glimpse a couple of the Balinese cattle called 'banteng'.”
“Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - Pengamat tinju nasional Samsul Anwar Harahap berharap para petinju amatir Indonesia yang bertarung ibarat "banteng" bisa berubah menjadi "matador" saat berada di dalam ring menghadapi lawannya.”
“The ecology of banteng (Bos Javanicus) in the national park of Ujung Kulon.”
“Current management activities include regular anti-poaching patrols and maintenance of grazing grounds for banteng.”
“Research has been conducted on Javan rhinoceros, banteng, avifauna, marine resources and landscape ecology.”
“Several ungulates range within the park, of which the largest and most abundant is banteng Bos javanicus (EN), with a population of around 700 on Ujung Kulon Peninsula and Gunung Honje.”
“Gaur Bos gaurus and banteng Bos javanicus are still fairly common, although they have become increasingly rare elsewhere in Thailand due to poaching.”
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