When, How,Where and Why did the Water Buffalo come to Australia?
What impact did the Water Buffalo have on the environment?
The Water Buffalo's bad impact was crushing grass and flattening all the plants, which gave other things a hard time.
when the water buffalos moved them selfs to the northern territory nothing got in there way plants got destroyed and grass got squished.
What impact it had on humans?
The impact it had on humans is they were destroying gardens because back then people owned more land then they do now.
The bad impact was that most of water buffalos meat is field shot which means they have been hunted and killed in the wild.
The production of water buffalo meat began in 1959 to supply domestic and export markets.
however since 1968 export certification has required anti-mortem inspection and all water buffalo are now captured alive and moved to abattoir for slaughter.
What animals did it eat?
weight, size and length and colour?
- Size: Head and body, 8 to 9 feet (2.4 to 2.7 m); Tail 2 to 3.3 feet (60 to 100 cm)
- Weight: 1,500 to 2,650 lbs (700 to 1,200 kg)
- Group Name: Herd
- Did you know? The domesticated water buffalo is often referred to as the “living tractor of the East,” as it is relied upon for plowing and transportation in many parts of Asia.
- Protection status: Endangered