Cattle

Morphology

Weight
from 500 to 800 kg
Height
1.40 m at withers
Length

Classification

Family
Cattle
Bos primigenius
 

DIET

Its herbivorous diet consists of forage, grasses, weeds, acorns and winter leaves.
 

REPRODUCTION - LIFESPAN

It reaches sexual maturity at 3 years old.
The period of reproduction extends from the month of August to September. Following a 9-month gestation period, the female gives birth to a single young.
Heck cattle live from 20 to 25 years.
 

HABITAT - LIFESTYLE

It lives in humid and marshy environments in mid-mountain ranges and has great resistance to the cold. 
They live in herds assembling cows, calves and bulls.
 

PROTECTION STATUS

IUCN conservation : extinct