Sinonimi: banting | tsine | Bos banteng
Wild ox of the Malay Archipelago; SYN. banting, tsine, Bos banteng.
wild ox of Malaya.
Wild species of cattle Bos banteng, now scarce, but formerly ranging from Myanmar (Burma) through SE Asia to Malaysia and Java, inhabiting hilly forests. Its color varies from pale brown to blue-black, usually with white stockings and rump patch, and it is up to 1.5 m/5 ft at the shoulder.