Tamaraw

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Tamaraw

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Bovinae
Species : Bubalus mindorensis

 

Keywords: horn

The Tamaraw, tamarou is listed as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Philippines
Some facts about the
Tamaraw

Adult weight : 240 kg (528 lbs)

Gestation : 300 days

Litter size : 1

Litters per year : 1

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the tamaraw

The Tamaraw or dwarf water buffalo (Bubalus mindorensis) is the largest wild land mammal in the Philippines.

The Tamaraw, scientifically known as Bubalus mindorensis, is endemic to Mindoro. (Full text)

The Tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) is an endemic land mammal found only on the Island of Mindoro.

Contrary to common belief and past classification, the Tamaraw is not a subspecies of the local Carabao, which is only slightly larger, or the Water Buffalo.

); Tamaraw #2 (22 Kb JPEG) (Field Museum) The tamaraw is a small wild buffalo weighing about 300 kg (660 lb). (Full text)

Conservation Status The tamaraw is listed as Critically Endangered by the 2000 IUCN Red Data List, as Endangered by the U.

Feature: The Mindoro tamaraw is vanishing

to the IUCN/SSC Asian Wild Cattle Specialist Group (2000), the total wild population of tamaraw is estimated to be .

The solitary nature of the tamaraw is suggested to be an adaptation to a forest environment, where large groups would prove to be a hindrance (Eisenberg, 1966, in Kuehn, 1986). (Full text)

net DEFENDING champion Ateneo Blue Eagles and the Far Eastern University Tamaraws are all set for their best-of-three championship series on Thursday at the basketball tournament of the University Athletics Association of the Philippines.

The Tamaraws are expected to encounter stiff resistance from the Doves, who are led by Philippine national team mainstays Ranidel de Ocampo and Ervin Sotto.

After all, the Tamaraws are virtually intact, fresh from a morale-boosting conquest in the Philippine Basketball League Unity Cup, and appear to have all the ingredients for a

Full Story Sept 16, 2004 The Tamaraws are back in the promised land The Far Eastern University heads back to the promised land as they trounced the University of the East in their Final Four match up, 71-64.

Tamaraws are primarily grazers and, when not feeding, spend the majority of their day bathing and wallowing.

" In Manila and other cities, Toyota FX Tamaraws are a popular way to get around.

Yes, La Salle led the game by some points but we know the Tamaraws are really good after that 10 minutes or so break time. (Full text)

“[Besides] their traditional rival, the Ateneo Eagles, the Archers have to prepare themselves since the Tamaraws are expected to get even with them,” said Commissioner Chino Trinidad.

Tamaraws are very good animals, yes?

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