Definition of Dwarf buffalo
1. Noun. Small buffalo of the Celebes having small straight horns.
Generic synonyms: Buffalo, Old World Buffalo
Group relationships: Genus Anoa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dwarf Buffalo
Literary usage of Dwarf buffalo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Records of Big Game: With Their Distribution, Characteristics, Dimensions by Rowland Ward (1899)
"In the dwarf buffalo of the Congo the colour of the hair is red or yellow ... In height the Congo dwarf buffalo only reaches some 42 inches at the shoulder. ..."
2. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... there »eem» to be a transition towards the red dwarf buffalo (B. ... while a male and female of the red dwarf buffalo are also shown, ..."
3. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History), Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1906)
"Of these the most notable is the frontlet of the West African dwarf buffalo, described by Grew in 1681, and figured by Pennant in 1781 (Quadr. I., pi. ..."
4. Horns and Hoofs: Or Chapters on Hoofed Animals by Richard Lydekker (1893)
"... which has been considered to be a dwarf buffalo nearly akin to the anoa, although it is very remarkable that if such an animal exists it is unknown to ..."
5. Indonesia: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi by David E. Henley (2000)
"Among these are the babirusa, a wild pig who has two extra, powerful tusks growing out of his upper jaw through the back of his nose: the wild dwarf buffalo ..."
6. Mission of the North American People, Geographical, Social, and Political by William Gilpin (1874)
"To this succeeds the immense rainless region onward to the mountains, exclusively pastoral, of a compact soil, coated with the dwarf buffalo grass, ..."