Saturday, December 27, 2014

Mysore Zoo - Gaur

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Indian Bison the Gaur. 



It is the tallest species of wild cattle. It is a strong and massively built with a high convex ridge on the forehead between the horns. There is a prominent ridge on the back. The adult male is dark brown, approaching black when very old. Their average weight of adult is 650 to 1,000 kg.



They are largely confined to evergreen forests or semi-evergreen and moist deciduous forests.

25 comments:

Margaret Adamson said...

I certainly would not like to argue with that beast. Hope had a great Christmas

Jeevan said...

A majestic bull!! Excellent captures

Uppal said...

Very well pictured!

Gunilla Bäck said...

They're big animals. The bull looks huge!

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

What an unbelievably powerful creature? I would not like him to be mad at me.

Marie said...

Wow! That is an amazingly beautiful, very scary creature! I've never seen one before.

Ramakrishnan Ramanathan said...

Powerful and magnificent beast !

Kalpana Solsi said...

2 decades ago , I had visited the Mysore zoo.

Terri Buster said...

Wow- I wouldn't want to meet up with him in a field..not sure I could out run him! Look at those muscles!

Mama Zen said...

He's huge!

Christian Weiß said...

Very impressive animals.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Great pics of a great beast, Rajesh. Have a great New Years!
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Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

That is a serious looking wild cow!~ It looks prehistoric kind of like some we saw in Alaska this past summer.

Bibi said...

Beautiful animal and you 'captured' it well.

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Linda said...

Wow! He is a big dude!

Sri Kri said...

Majestic Bull.

Cheers,
Sriram & Krithiga

indu chhibber said...

Wow,mighty build.
:)Btw do animals have obesity problems?Just wondering.

Amit Agarwal said...

Massive beast! Awesome!!

Rat said...

Woah! He is big. Nice shots!

Archana Kapoor said...

wow captures...

Somali K Chakrabarti said...

So huge, strong and sturdy!

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