Animal Species

Zebu
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Dwarf zebus have a large flap of skin under their neck and a hump on their withers. If food and water is scarce, they can live off the fat and muscle stored in their hump.

Sponsors
Melody Perrin; Steve & Gretchen Hill; The Gibbens Family; Carol & Ray Kalivoda; Tom & Margaret Saccamozzone
Habitat
Deserts and forests in Southern Asia and India
Size
Up to 42 inches tall
Weight
400-600 pounds
Lifespan
20-25 years
Diet
Grasses and grain
Reproduction
A single offspring is born after a 277-290 day gestation
Conservation Status
Not Evaluated
Threats
Humans and wolves