Banteng

The banteng look like domestic cattle, but are smaller and have white patches on their rump and lower legs. 

The Northern Territory (NT) has the largest population of banteng in the world on the Coburg Peninsula. 

Despite being a feral animal in the NT, they are listed as vulnerable to extinction in their native South East Asia.

Banteng have a huge impact on the NT environment. 

Their grazing affects the vegetation and their trampling damages sand dune ecosystems and wetlands.

Last updated: 27 June 2017