Zebu

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Zebu
Bos taurus indicus.jpg
Conservation status
Domesticatit
Scienteefic classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Bos
Species: Bos primigenius
Subspecies: B. p. indicus
Binomial name
Bos primigenius indicus
Linnaeus, 1758
Synonyms
Bos indicus an Bos taurus indicus

Zebus (/ˈzˌbjz/ or /ˈzbz/; Bos primigenius indicus or Bos indicus or Bos taurus indicus), sometimes kent as humped cattle or Brahman, are a type o domestic cattle oreeginatin in Sooth Asie. Thay are characterised bi a fatty hump on thair shoulders, droopin lugs an a lairge dewlap. Thay are well adaptit tae wistaundin heich temperaturs, an are fairmed throughoot the tropical kintras, baith as pure zebu an as hybrids wi taurine cattle, the ither main type o domestic cattle. Zebu are uised as draught oxen, as dairy cattle an as beef cattle, as well as for byproducts such as hides an dung for fuel an manure.