| Latin Name
| Conservation Status
|| S E Asia
||Brown or Black
||1.8 - 2.3 m (6 - 7.5 ft)
||65 - 70 cm (26 - 28 inches)
||400 - 900 kgs (880 - 1,990 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||Up to 26 Yrs (in Captivity)
Banteng have a body length between 1.8 and 2.3 m (6 - 7.5 ft), a tail length between 65 and 70 cms (26 - 28 inches) and they weigh between 400 and 900 kgs (880 - 1,990 lbs).
Banteng can be found in open areas close to dense thickets and forests in south east Asia.
Banteng feed on grasses and other vegetation.
Subspecies of the Banteng are:
(Bos javanicus birmanicus)
Conservation Status: Critically Endangered
This subspecies is found in Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Both males and females are usually buff in colour but in some areas the males are black.
(Bos javanicus javanicus)
This subspecies is found in Java. Males are black in colour and females are buff.
(Bos javanicus lowi)
This subspecies is found in Borneo. They are smaller than Java Banteng and they have steeper horns. Males are chocolate brown in colour.
Banteng are also known as:
Domesticated Banteng are called Bali Cattle.
Asian Water Buffalo