Philadelphia Zoo Welcomes a Giant Majestic Ankole Cattle

PHILADELPHIA - If you've ever visited the Philadelphia Zoo, you'll know that the giant Ankole cattle are no ordinary creatures. They're about eighty feet wide and continue to grow as the animal ages. They will eventually weigh between 1,200 and 1,600 lbs; gentle in nature and massive in size, the Ankole is known as the "Cattle of Kings."  The Philadelphia Zoo was the first to breed these animals critically endangered in the wild.

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