Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Bovinae — the water buffalos.

Etymologies

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From Latin bubalus.

Examples

  • Some observations on wild buffalo, Bubalus bubalus L. in Kaziranga National Park, Assam.

    Kaziranga National Park, India

  • The tamaraw, or Bubalus mindorensis had been threatened by big-game hunters, deforestation by settlers, loggers and ranchers that placed it on the world's endangered list by 1970.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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

    Tigris-Euphrates alluvial salt marsh

  • 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

  • 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

  • Neither banteng B. javanicus (V), nor wild water buffalo Bubalus arnee (E) has yet been reported from Thung Yai, although both occur in neighbouring Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary.

    Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, Thailand

  • Two species of anoas, or dwarf buffaloes, are endemic to the forests of Sulawesi: the lowland anoa (Bubalus depressicornis, EN) and the mountain anoa (Bubalus quarlesi, EN).

    Biological diversity in Wallacea

  • These endemic species include the endangered mountain anoa (Bubalus quarlesi) and crested macaque (Macaca nigra) and the vulnerable babirusa (Babyrousa babyrussa) and Sulawesi montane long-nosed squirrel (Hyosciurus heinrichi).

    Sulawesi montane rain forests

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

    Kakadu National Park, Australia

  • 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

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