Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Artiodactyla
Family - Bovidae
Genus - Bos

Cow (Cattle)

Ratings

Cows are raised in many different countries around the world, mainly for the cows natural resources such as milk, meat and leather. In India the cow is seen as a sacred animal.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Bos Taurus
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 1.5m - 1.8m (5ft - 6ft)
Weight - 400kg - 800kg (881lbs - 1,760lbs)
Top Speed - 40km/h (25mph)
Life Span - 12 - 20 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Threatened
Appearance
Colour - Brown, Black, White
Skin Type - Leather
Favourite Food - Grass
Habitat - Forest and grassland
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Grass, Seeds, Flowers
Predators - Human, Bears, Wolves
Distinctive Features - Thick leathery skin and complex digestive system

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