Indian or Water Buffalo (Britains Zoo 968)

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Exhibit

Indian or Water Buffalo (Britains Zoo 968)

Indian or Water Buffalo, Britains Zoo No968 (BritCat 1940).jpg Indian or Water Buffalo,
Bos Bufalus (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Indian or Water Buffalo, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 968.

Giulia
" This model represents a buffalo standing on its four legs. It has long white horns and red eyes. It has got a grey fur and a long grey tail. "

1940 catalogue description

Indian or Water Buffalo, Britains Zoo 968
" There are many varieties of Buffaloes; all are massively built creatures. The breed illustrated lives in the vicinity of streams and rivers and is found in India and Africa. The horns are remarkably powerful and sometimes attain a length of 6ft. "