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



The water buffalo is thought to have originated in Asia but has since been introduced to Australia, Africa, Europe and North America. The wild Asian water buffalo is now considered to be an endangered species.
Scientific Info
Scientific Name - Bubalus Bubalis
Type - Mammal
Diet - Herbivore
Size - 2-3m (6.6-9.8ft)
Weight - 400-900kg (880-2,000lbs)
Top Speed - 48km/h (30mph)
Life Span - 15-25 years
Lifestyle - Herd
Conservation Status - Endangered
Colour - Brown, Tan, Grey
Skin Type - Leather
Favourite Food - Grass
Habitat - Marsh and swampland
Average Clutch Size - 1
Main Prey - Grass, Leaves, Aquatic plants
Predators - Human, Wild cats, Crocodile
Distinctive Features - Large head and body and wallow in water holes

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