Encyclopedia > Bull

  Article Content


A bull is the male of cattle and a few other animal species, such as elephants and sea lions. The term is used primarily to refer to animals that humans find daunting, or that have polygynous or harem[?] mating[?] systems.

Among domestic cattle, a bull is specifically a fertile male; castrated males are called steers and are raised for meat or as beasts of burden when they are called oxen.

The constellation Taurus represents a bull.

See bullfighting.

See also: Papal bull

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Nicolas Cage

... (1991) Honeymoon in Vegas[?] (1992) Red Rock West[?] (1992) Amos and Andrew[?] (1993) Deadfall[?] (1993) Guarding Tess[?] (1994) It Could Happen to You[?] ...