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  Banteng - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Banteng have white stockings on their lower legs, a white rump and white patches around their eyes and muzzle, however there is considerable sexual dimorphism.
As of February 2005, the Banteng population of the Cobourg Peninsula is 10,000 head, making the population in the Northern Territory the largest herd in the world.
The Banteng is the second endangered species to be successfully cloned[1],[2] and the first to survive for more than a week (the first was a Gaur that died two days after being born).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Banteng   (457 words)

  
 washingtonpost.com: Bouncing Banteng Born To Iowa Cow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The clone -- a cattlelike creature known as a Javan banteng, native to Asian jungles -- was grown from a single skin cell taken from a captive banteng before it died in 1980.
A second cloned banteng was born two days later to another cow on the same research farm, but was in poor health yesterday and its prospects remained uncertain -- a reminder that scientists still have a lot to learn before mammalian cloning becomes routine.
The stored cells were from a male banteng that died at the San Diego Wild Animal Park before it had a chance to mate, depriving the small captive population there of the genetic diversity it could have added.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A52285-2003Apr7?language=printer   (669 words)

  
 CNN.com - Baby clone of endangered wild cattle euthanized - Apr. 9, 2003
One of the cloned bantengs, a species of wild cattle found in Asia that is endangered, rests in Iowa.
The banteng calf was born twice the normal size, a common cause of death in cloned animals, said Dr. Robert Lanza of Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technologies.
Bantengs, enormous cattle that once thrived in the dense forests of Indonesia, Myanmar, Malaysia and elsewhere in southeast Asia, are now endangered.
www.cnn.com /2003/TECH/science/04/09/clone.bantengs.reut/index.html   (554 words)

  
 Comparative Placentation
Banteng have 60 acrocentric chromosomes, similar to cattle, except for minor rearrangements seen on banding studies.
Whether this applies to banteng (whose cotyledonary surface is one fourth that of cattle) is unknown but will be of interest when banteng placentas from clones into cows become available.
Steklenev, E.P. and Elistratova, T.M.: The characteristics of reproductive capacity of hybrids of banteng (Bos [Bibos] javanicus d'Alton) with the domestic cow (Bos [Bos] primigenius taurus).
medicine.ucsd.edu /cpa/bant.html   (1805 words)

  
 Banteng
These Banteng originate from the Coburg Peninsula and have been released into large areas of tropical country on Mary River Station (Mary River Australian Safaris) and offer the same exciting and quality hunting as on the Coburg Peninsula in the surrounds of our permanent base camp located beside the beautiful Mary River.
Banteng on Mary River always seem to be in excellent condition.
Bantengs alert and suspicious behavior combined with the size and strengt and the fact that they are rare makes them one of the Top Game Animals of the Hunting World.
www.mrwrsafaris.com /banteng.htm   (394 words)

  
 The Scientist : Banteng clone euthanized
With the bantengs, the company consulted endangered species birthing experts at the San Diego Zoo, who explained that wild ox calves could not be nursed unless they were convinced they were safe, Lanza said.
Banteng nuclei were inserted into enucleated cow eggs, and ACT collaborator Trans Ova Genetics of Sioux Center, Iowa, transferred embryos to 30 Angus cows.
Both banteng clones were born via Caesarean section seven–to–10 days before term; the first on April 1, the second on April 3.
www.the-scientist.com /news/20030411/03   (565 words)

  
 Monitoring of Ovarian Function in Captive Banteng
In conclusion, progesterone profiles were detected in female bantengs compared with the absent profile of the males in hot-dry and hot-wet seasons but not in cold-dry season.
Banteng in Thailand is of the subspecies of Bos javanicus birmanicus which are also found in other countries on the Asian mainland.
The purpose of the present study was to monitor the ovarian function of the banteng by determination of faecal progesterone level.
www.seaza.org /scientific_papers/monitoring_of_ovarian_function_i.htm   (1355 words)

  
 Science Show - 12 August 2006  - Banteng and the Torresian crow - a case of mutualism
The banteng helps the crows by lifting their legs allowing the crows to do their work even though it seems uncomfortable for the banteng.
Cory Bradshaw: Banteng is a beautiful-looking cow species native to Southeast Asia, and banteng were introduced to Australia in 1849 and released the same year with the failure of the Port Essington settlement in the Cobourg Peninsula.
Then what was quite interesting was the obvious discomfort to the banteng to do this because you'd see the eyes were bulging and the prominent veins in the neck and she looked uncomfortable, like this was quite an effort for her to do this.
www.abc.net.au /rn/scienceshow/stories/2006/1712669.htm   (1278 words)

  
 Banteng
While the banteng may be active during the night or day, in areas with heavy human encroachment the herds have become nocturnal.
Mating between banteng and domestic cattle occurs freely, and the resulting offspring are usually fertile.
Ashby, K.R. and Santiapillai, C. An assessment of the status of the banteng (Bos javanicus) with particular reference to its interaction with the water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis).
www.ultimateungulate.com /Artiodactyla/Bos_javanicus.html   (697 words)

  
 Kent attraction: Wild animal park; adoption and conservation - Totallywild   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Banteng are a shy species of wild Southeast Asian cattle and are also known as Bali Cattle.
The number of banteng and the extent of their habitat have declined alarmingly over the last 20 years; the species is extinct in India, Bangladesh and West Malaysia and the population is in decline on the Asian mainland.
The Banteng population is very fragmented and isolated and is found on the islands of Borneo and Java with the total population amounting to less than 5,000 to 8,000 individuals.
www.totallywild.net /animals.php?animal=Banteng   (448 words)

  
 Clone of endangered species succeeds / Angus cow gives birth to rare banteng   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Scientists transferred dozens of such embryos to the wombs of standard beef cows in Iowa last fall, and the first baby banteng clone was born April 1 after gestating for a standard 9 1/2 months.
A second cloned banteng was born two days later to another cow on the same research farm but was in poor health Monday and its prospects remained uncertain.
Bantengs, which as adults sport enormous horns and can weigh as much as 1, 800 pounds, once roamed in large numbers through the bamboo forests of Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma and other Asian nations.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/04/08/MN270952.DTL&type=printable   (506 words)

  
 Banteng clone leads charge for endangered animals - smh.com.au
The clone - a cattle-like creature known as a Javan banteng - was grown from a single skin cell taken from a captive banteng before it died in 1980.
A second cloned banteng was born two days later to another cow, but was in poor health on Monday and its prospects remained uncertain - a reminder that scientists still have a lot to learn before mammalian cloning becomes routine.
Bantengs, which as adults sport enormous horns and can weigh up to 800 kilograms, once roamed in large numbers through bamboo forests in Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma and other Asian nations.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2003/04/08/1049567684834.html   (320 words)

  
 TBS Image Ready L2
TBS Image Ready L2 We hold one of the only 2 licenses issued to hunt banteng in their wild and free state in the world.
The banteng lives in the semi tropical woodlands and with its acute senses offers a challenge to the skilful hunter.
The banteng is endangered in its natural habitat in SE Asia.
www.territorybuffalosafaris.com /banteng.html   (109 words)

  
 CNN.com - Scientists clone endangered Asian wild cattle - Apr. 8, 2003
A pair of banteng calves born last week were cloned from an animal that died more than 20 years ago, researchers said on Tuesday -- adding they hoped to rescue more endangered animals using cloning.
Bantengs, found in Asia, are a species of wild cattle.
Massachusetts-based Advanced Cell Technologies said cells frozen from an animal that died in 1980 without leaving any offspring were successfully cloned using cells from cattle, and two of the babies made it to birth last week.
www.cnn.com /2003/TECH/science/04/08/science.banteng.reut/index.html   (505 words)

  
 Bangkok Post, Thailand : Banteng - a rare glimpse
The hills on which the banteng and our group were standing were separated by low-lying ground.
Other than their superb sense of hearing, the banteng's sense of smell is also much better than human smell.
And again, despite the fact that the banteng were 40 metres away, the faint clicks of the camera didn't escape their quick ears.
www.ecologyasia.com /news-archives/2003/may-03/bangkokpost_030505_1.htm   (1224 words)

  
 Scientists Reveal Healthy Clone Of Endangered Javan Banteng
The clone -- a cattle-like creature known as a Javan banteng, native to Asian jungles -- was grown from a single skin cell taken from a captive banteng before it died in 1980.
Scientists transferred dozens of such embryos to the wombs of standard beef cows in Iowa last fall, and the first baby banteng clone was born April 1 after gestating for a standard nine and a half months.
A second cloned banteng was born two days later to another cow on the same research farm, but was in poor health Monday and its prospects remained uncertain -- a reminder that scientists still have a lot to learn before mammalian cloning becomes routine.
www-tech.mit.edu /V123/N17/cloning.17w.html   (396 words)

  
 Banteng   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The banteng is a member of the wild cattle family, closely related to the more common guar.
Smaller than the guar, the male banteng has a fl coat in the southern reaches of its domain, and a brown coat further north.
The female banteng is warm brown in colour.
www.alientravelguide.com /science/biology/life/animals/chordata/vertebra/mammalia/artiodac/bovidae/banteng.htm   (79 words)

  
 SSN Species Fact Sheets - Defenders of Wildlife   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The world population of Banteng is unlikely to be more than 8,000 and is quite possibly fewer than 5,000 individuals.
Illegal trade is a major threat to the survival of wild Banteng on the Asian mainland.
Banteng horn has been found for sale along the Thai-Laos border, the Thai-Myanmar border and in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
www.defenders.org /cfacbuff.html   (493 words)

  
 Sioux City Journal: One of two cloned banteng calves dies
The birth of the two bantengs has attracted national and worldwide news media attention, with large daily newspapers such as the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times and news services like Reuters and The Associated Press all covering the story.
The clones are genetically identical to a male banteng that died at the San Diego Wild Animal Park 23 years ago.
If he survives, the remaining cloned banteng will be transferred to the San Diego Wild Animal Park, where he will be encouraged to breed with the captive population there.
www.siouxcityjournal.com /articles/2003/04/09/news_business/local/262767ed2b63bdab86256d03001700cb.txt   (603 words)

  
 WWF - Gaur (Bos gaurus) and Banteng (Bos javanicus)
A vegetarian with a huge body weight supported by incredibly slim white legs, this large dark-coloured mammal is distinct from the banteng in that it has no white rump patch.
The dorsal ridge seen in gaur is less pronounced in banteng with only the older bulls having a marked ridge.
Banteng have white bands and patches on their bodies, including white stockings, and a distinct white rump.
www.panda.org /about_wwf/where_we_work/asia_pacific/where/malaysia/news/index.cfm?uNewsID=22882   (174 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science/Health -- Cloned animal to be shown
The male, now 8 months old, was cloned from a skin cell collected from a male banteng born at the zoo in 1974 and transferred to the Wild Animal Park four years later.
The new banteng, Jahava, was cloned by implanting some of the frozen material in the egg of a domestic cow in a joint effort by the zoo and Advanced Cellular Technology, a Massachusetts biotech firm.
"If he should mate with a banteng female, then we anticipate that the offspring will be 100 percent banteng, and in the process we've introduced genetic material from the bull that died into the living species.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/science/20040122-9999_6m22zoo.html   (439 words)

  
 Banteng   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Banteng is made possible only by the hard work of the many talented individuals that contribute to the following projects:
And the whole point of putting Banteng together in the first place was so I could write stuff in javascript and so writing stuff in Java would kinda defeat the purpose.
Banteng was originally supposed to be an XUL application.
bantengproject.org   (1653 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Endangered animal clone produced   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The baby banteng - a type of wild cattle found in south-east Asia - was born a week ago and appears to be normal.
The researchers say their creation proves that cloning can help endangered species; but the real test will come in about six years' time, when the cloned banteng reaches sexual maturity and is ready to breed.
If it survives, the remaining banteng will be transferred to the San Diego Wild Animal Park and encouraged to breed.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/science/nature/2932225.stm   (550 words)

  
 Buku Banteng
Buku Banteng is a pre-requirement for the Inauguration ceremony.
All Buku Banteng's should be burnt out at the day when inauguration ceremony is about to start.
Buku Banteng was sold at Totem (Toko Tembalang)...
www.angelfire.com /empire/lxtro97/bukubanteng.html   (370 words)

  
 Banteng :: Saint Louis Zoo
Both male and female banteng calves are born with red coats.
Wild cattle habitat is prime habitat for domestic cattle and the introduction of disease from livestock also threatens bantengs in the wild.
Banteng bulls have fl coats and banteng cows have chestnut coats.
www.stlzoo.org /animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/hoofedmammals/banteng.htm   (373 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Science / Zoo to take 1st cloned endangered animal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Jahava, an 8-month-old male banteng, was expected to be moved Thursday from the San Diego Wild Animal Park in north San Diego to the zoo, where he will share an area with three banteng females.
Jahava was cloned from skin cells collected from a male banteng born at the zoo in 1974 that never reproduced.
A banteng is a form of wild cattle from Southeast Asia.
www.boston.com /news/science/articles/2004/01/22/zoo_to_take_1st_cloned_endangered_animal?mode=PF   (252 words)

  
 Banteng » Documentation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Banteng is built on top of a number of existing (and mature) projects.
As Banteng specific articles, examples, and other reference materials are developed they will be listed here.
The heart of Banteng is Mozilla’s Rhino project, a Javascript implementation written in Java.
bantengproject.org /docs   (167 words)

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