Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A large bubaline antelope of Africa, Alcelaphus bubalis.

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Examples

  • There are also unconfirmed reports of wild buffalo Bubalis bubalis (EN) in that Park.

    Dong Phayayan Khao-Yai Forest Complex, Thailand

  • Feral water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis), cattle (Bos taurus, B. indicus), and pigs (Sus scrofa) are widespread in the region, and responsible for substantial environmental degradation.

    Arnhem Land tropical savanna

  • Species include the Javan rhinoceros Rhinoceros sondaicus (E) and water buffalo Bubalus bubalis (V), last recorded in 1870 and 1885, respectively, swamp deer Cervus duvauceli (E), which existed in good numbers until early this century, and Indian muntjac Muntiacus muntjak, last reported on Halliday Island in the late 1970s.

    Sundarbans National Park, India

  • Expanding agricultural and grazing lands has put increased pressure on the Asian buffalo (Bubalus bubalis, VU).

    Biological diversity in the Himalayas

  • It was also these developers who introduced water buffalo Bubalus bubalis to the region.

    Kakadu National Park, Australia

  • Of the larger mammals there are large populations of wild boar Sus scrofa, and introduced wild water buffalo Bubalus bubalis; also a number of crested porcupine Hystrix cristata (LR), jackal canis aurea, genet Genetta genetta, Egyptian mongoose Herpestes ichneumon, wild cat Felis sylvestris lybica; and four species of bat.

    Ichkeul National Park, Tunisia

  • A relatively large population of feral Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis); roams the marshes of the ecoregion.

    Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh

  • Bubalus bubalis was domesticated as a draft animal in Mesopotamia around 3000 BCE, then taken to the Indus civilizations of present-day Pakistan, and eventually through India and China.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Body water content and water turnover of tropical Bos taurus, Bos indicus, Bibos banteng, and Bos bubalus bubalis.

    Chapter 9

  • The water buffalo, Bubalus bubalis, in Australia: grouping and home range.

    1 Introduction

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