Dwarf Zebu

Dwarf Zebu (Bos primigenius indicus) are a domestic breed of cattle from South Asia, particularly India.  They are known as dwarf as they can not exceed 42 inches (just over 1 metre) at the hip height.

Habitat: Dwarf Zebu originate from South Asia particularly India.  They are found in tropical grass lands and farm land.

Population: The population of the Dwarf Zebu is not evaluated.

Lifespan:  12 to 16 years.

Diet: Dwarf Zebu are grazers which means they spend the majority of their time eating grasses and other vegetation.  They’re ruminants, which means they regurgitate it so they can ‘chew the cud’ which allows them to extract all the nutrients they can from it.

Behaviour:  They have a hump on their back which is for food and water storage. They can use this food and water is scarce.