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Cow (bos taurus) is an animal of the mammal type. It usually lives in forest and grassland. The weight of the animal is about 400kg - 800kg (881lbs - 1,760lbs) and average life span is 12 - 20 years. Human, bears, wolves are dangerous for cows. Look up the table below for more facts.

Facts about cows
NameCow
Main PreyGrass, seeds, flowers
ClassMammalia
LifestyleHerd
Life Span12 - 20 years
TypeMammal
Skin TypeLeather
PredatorsHuman, bears, wolves
Top Speed40km/h (25mph)
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size1
GenusBos
ColourBrown, black, white
KingdomAnimalia
Size (L)1.5m - 1.8m (5ft - 6ft)
Conservation StatusThreatened
FamilyBovidae
OrderArtiodactyla
Scientific NameBos taurus
HabitatForest and grassland
Distinctive FeaturesThick leathery skin and complex digestive system
Weight400kg - 800kg (881lbs - 1,760lbs)
DietHerbivore
Image Details
Description Picture of a cow. Cow and Calf - Cows Photo (31450229) - Fanpop
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Heigh 864 pixels
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