Marshes, swamps, and grasslands in Asia
Females: 700-1000 kg
Males: 700-1300 kg
Number of offspring
Status in the wild
Did you know…
- In the wild, water buffalo herds can consist of up to 500 individuals, with the oldest females being the dominant ones.
- The concept of mud baths actually originated from observing water buffaloes.
- It is said that humans discovered the smooth and soft skin of water buffaloes and began taking mud baths to achieve the same effect.
- The name “water buffalo” is quite fitting, as they cannot survive without water.
- They lack hair and rely on water and mud to protect themselves from the sun and insects.
- Water buffaloes have been domesticated over time and are often used as livestock due to their calm temperament and ease of domestication.
- They are commonly employed as working animals.
Meet the water buffaloes at Skovridersletten.