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A wild ox (Bos javanicus) of Southeast Asia, having a chestnut coat in the female and a brownish-black coat in the male, with white on the lower legs and rump, and long, curved horns in the male.

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(Animals) another name for banting
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(ˈbæn tɛŋ)

n., pl. -tengs, (esp. collectively) -teng.
a wild ox, Bos banteng (javanicus), of SE Asia and Malaysia, resembling the domestic cow.
[< Indonesian Malay banténg < Javanese banṭéng]
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Noun1.banteng - wild ox of the Malay Archipelagobanteng - wild ox of the Malay Archipelago  
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
wild ox, ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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'It is now more urgent than ever to make species conservation front and centre of the national agenda, and to concentrate resources towards saving species like the Malayan elephant, Sunda clouded leopard, Bornean banteng, proboscis monkey, and other threatened species,' she said, adding that the foundation was currently supporting conservation efforts of these species.
A scientist had rigged up a camera trap and it revealed a small herd of elusive wild cattle called banteng. A long night of seeing very little culminated in the sighting of two sun bears, only a few hundred metres from our base camp.
A total of 229 head of cattle including Simmental Purebred (n = 19), Simmental Crossbred (n = 27), Ongole Grade (n = 27), Bali (n = 20), Pesisir (n = 13), Holstein Friesian (n = 20), Sumba Ongole (n = 38), Madura (n = 20), Banteng (n = 20), and Pasundan cattle (n = 25) were used for blood sampling.
Java mousedeer (Tragulus javanicus), wild boar (Sus scrofa), red muntjac (Muntiacus muntjak), and banteng (Bos javanicus) of which it might drive the coexistence among the two large carnivores.
He also cultivated close links with party-affiliated organizations, notably the Komunitas Banteng Muda (KBM, Young Bulls Community), a group that was ideologically close to the PDI-P, becoming the chair of its maritime affairs section.
Banteng Bos javanicus are now rare, and under severe hunting pressure in their last refugia.
Another familiar landmark is the striking figure of a man breaking his chains, located at Lapangan Banteng in front of the Hotel Borobudur Intercontinental.
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He noted that the four MRUs are operated at Lapangan Banteng in Central Jakarta, SPBG Pulogebang in East Jakarta, SPBU Coco on Jalan Industri, Kemayoran, Central Jakarta and Rest Area KM 57 on the Jakarta-Cikampek toll road.
It also houses banteng, an endangered type of cattle known for their shyness.