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The Ankole-Watusi is a modern American breed of domestic cattle. It derives from the Ankole group of Sanga cattle breeds of central Africa. It is characterized by very large horns.

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The Ankole-Watusi is a modern American breed of domestic cattle. It derives from the Ankole group of Sanga cattle breeds of central Africa. It is characterize by very large horns.
History

The Ankole-Watusi derives from cattle of Ankole type imported to Germany as zoo specimens in the early twentieth century. From Germany, these spread to other European zoos. Some are imported to the United States. And in 1960 a herd starts in New York State by cross-breeding some of them with an unrelate Canadian bull.

A breed society, the Ankole Watusi International Registry, set up in 1983, 110 and in 1989 a breed standard drawn up. In 2016 the total number for the breed thought to be approximately 1500 head, some 80% of them in the United States.

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The Ankole-Watusi may be a number of different colors, and is usually red. The horns are unusually large, with a wide spread and the largest circumference found in any cattle breed. Guinness World Records lists a bull named CT Woodie with a horn circumference of 103.5 cm (40.7 in) and a steer named Lurch, with horns measuring 95.25 cm (37.50 in), as record-holders.

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