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Bubalus is a genus of bovines, the English name of which is buffalo. Species that belong to this genus are:

  • Bubalus bubalis, the river water buffalo
  • Bubalus carabanesis, the swamp water buffalo
  • Bubalus depressicornis, the lowland anoa
  • Bubalus quarlesi, the mountain anoa
  • Bubalus mindorensis, the tamaraw

Some zoologists consider the river and swamp water buffalos to be a single species, the water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) with the two as subspecies.

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