Bos javanicus / Banteng
- sparse forests, gallery forests
- Grasses, but also foliage and fruits
- Gestation/breeding period
- 280 days
- Mode of life
- Small herds of up to 12 animals, bulls often solitary outside mating season
~ 1.60 m
~ 800 kg
~ 25 years
How endangered are Bantengs?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
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Domesticated bantengs have been brought by humans to many other islands in Indonesia.
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