Baggara

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Synonyms: 
Western Baggara
Subgroup: 
North Sudan Zebu
Special Characteristics: 
Compact body and pyramidal hump; medium horns that tend to be longer to the west due to the influence of the Fulani; variable coat colour.
Main Location: 
Maintained by the nomadic Baggara tribe in the west, central and southern Darfur, central and southern Kordofan and Nuba Mountains, and in areas west of the White Nile (Suliem Baggara) Sudan.
Origin: 
Descended from the first introductions of zebu cattle into Africa from west Asia, and remained with Baggara nomadic pastoralists owing to their adaptive attributes to hot and dry agro-ecosystems. Continual ethnic conflict resulted in decline in the original stocks.
Species: