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Ankole Longhorn Cattle at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Ankole Longhorn Cattle

Bos taurus

Family

Bovidae. The cow, goat and sheep family

Conservation Status

Listed as a recovering breed by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy.

Distribution

From Lake Mobutu to Lake Tanganyika, Eastern Africa.

Habitat

Domestic pastures and other natural grazing areas.

Factoid

A steer named Lurch is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest horn length of 10 feet.

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