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Ankole-Watusi - bull - USA

The Ankole-Watusi breed (aka Watusi) consists of purebred Watusi cattle and also Watusi cattle that have been crossbred with Texas Longhorns.

The crossing with Texas Longhorns has led to a lean beef and also the promotion of their use in rodeo roping.

Ankole cattle are found in East Africa in an area extending from Lake Albert (formerly Lake Mobutu) to Lake Tanganyika. (Both lakes belong to a series of lakes known as the African Great Lakes.)

Ankole cattle are described as having:


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The Cow Wall® A-Z Cattle Breed Picture Reference
to see other breeds of cattle in the world.

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