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All about Gaur (Bos gaurus)

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(07-04-2017, 09:02 AM)Rishi Wrote:
(07-03-2017, 10:31 PM)Pckts Wrote: Probably a domestic Gaur but you can still see the power of this beast.
Sad for the poor guy but still crazy to see.






That gaur can't be domestic, they have never been domesticated.

Wild gaurs used the plantations (tea, coffee, spices etc.) as corridors between forests & often stray into the adjoining localities (most started as worker settlements during colonial days). 
There are few dozens of similar videos on YouTube, though not quite striking as this...

It could be a gayal, a form of domesticated gaur.
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( This post was last modified: 07-05-2017, 02:26 PM by Rishi )

(07-05-2017, 08:12 AM)Polar Wrote:
(07-04-2017, 09:02 AM)Rishi Wrote:
(07-03-2017, 10:31 PM)Pckts Wrote: Probably a domestic Gaur but you can still see the power of this beast.
Sad for the poor guy but still crazy to see.






That gaur can't be domestic, they have never been domesticated.

Wild gaurs used the plantations (tea, coffee, spices etc.) as corridors between forests & often stray into the adjoining localities (most started as worker settlements during colonial days). 
There are few dozens of similar videos on YouTube, though not quite striking as this...

It could be a gayal, a form of domesticated gaur.

It isn't gayal either.
The Gayal is very distinctively differentiable from the Gaur by its straight & conical horns...also, males lack the huge hump sported by gaurs.

Gayal (Bos frontalis)

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Gaur (Bos gaurus)

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Other than that, gayals belong to Northeast India & Bhutan/Burma..while the people in this video are clearly from the South (we indians can tell the difference)...
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Old subedar major. Still extremely formidable, has been through a number of battles, and can crush the enemy. See the torn ears.

Edit: This was a monster gaur, one of the largest I have seen. Shot in the rain with careful stalking


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The original owner of this mounted head was said to have been some 1400-something kilograms in weight...

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Just a little intimidating...



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( This post was last modified: 10-26-2017, 10:30 PM by epaiva )

Incredible Powerful animals
credits to @sarwan_sandhu
second picture taken in Taboda National Park credit to @thetinytaster
third picture of wild Gaur from India credits to @arbaaz_photography
and @tajsafaris


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Credits to @jordanyap35 @anishanheria
and Indian Gaur credit to @shujath.mohammed


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As requested by @parvez , Distribution and conservation of the Gaur Bos gaurus in the Indian Subcontinent is attached.

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Thanks @tigerluver
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Gaur is chasing away a tiger in Kanha NP:




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Thank you @Rishi I checked "edit" and maybe know how to do it.
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On camera: Wild gaur attacks and kills farmer, journalist in Kolhapur







Bison attack in kodaikanal




Bison attacked on ranger officer.. Lataguri



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Tiger-Gaur face off in Bandhavgarh...

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My favourite specimen of gaur,

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Wish there were more photos and clear pics of these two bovines....
Gaur and American bison

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