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also tam·a·rau  (tăm′ə-rou′)
n. pl. tam·a·raws also tam·a·raus
A small, stocky, short-horned buffalo (Bubalus mindorensis) of the island of Mindoro in the Philippines.

[Tagalog tamaráw.]
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The month of October every year is a special month celebration for the conservation and protection of Tamaraw in the two provinces of Mindoro.
After 27 years, the elusive tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) was seen again at Mt.
The only surviving tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) in captivity, Kalikasang Bagong Sibol or Kalibasib, nicknamed Kali, turns 20 years old tomorrow, June 24.
The park is famed for hosting the best-protected population of tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), Earth's most endangered buffalo species.
But as it was all season long, the Tigers showed great character and resolve, responding with an 18-2 blitz with 4:25 left to take a 59-53 lead behind Ed Daquioag and former FEU Baby Tamaraw Marvin Lee who combined for 12 points in that stretch.
It wasn't mission accomplished for Pons, who vowed to win for FEU its 30th league title on the last of her five-year playing career as a Lady Tamaraw. But she didn't go down without a big fight.
Bernadeth Pons is determined to make the most out of her final playing year as a Far Eastern University (FEU) Lady Tamaraw.
The tamaraw, famed for its distinct v-shaped horns, can be found only in the mountains of Mindoro, a farming island in the central Philippines.
The number of tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis) now roaming in the mountains of Mindoro has declined to below 500 as conservationists blame human activity for the reduced population of this animal endemic to the island in Southern Tagalog.
For years, the communities around the Tamaraw Gene Pool Farm, composed mostly of the Tau-Buid and Buhid indigenous groups, in Occidental Mindoro used a rickety cable footbridge to cross the river, with only wire mesh protecting the sides of the bridge.
FEU has had a stable week and there was one Lady Tamaraw who was polarizing in every sense of the word.
With the inspired Vaygan on the firing end, the Tamaraws outscored the Sharks in the middle quarters, 53-28, on their way to snapping a two-game slide and improving their record to 2-3.