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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Bovinae
Genus: Bubalus
B. mindorensis
Binomial name
Bubalus mindorensis
(Heude, 1888)
Range map in green

The tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), also known as the Mindoro dwarf buffalo, is a small, hoofed mammal.[3] It is found only on the island of Mindoro in the Philippines. The tamaraw was originally more widely spread. Because of human habitation, hunting, and logging, it is present in only a few remote grassy plains and is now an endangered species.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hedges, S.; Duckworth, J.W.; Huffman, B.; de Leon, J.; Custodio, C. & Gonzales, J. (2013). "Bubalus mindorensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  2. "Species Profile". ecos.fws.gov. Archived from the original on 24 June 2021. Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  3. "Bubalus mindorensis, Heude, 1888". Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). 24 July 2014. Retrieved 24 July 2014.
  4. Hedges; et al. (2013). "Bubalus mindorensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. Retrieved 24 July 2014.