Brazilian Wildlife: The Water Buffalo Police

While there is no evidence that everybody has a water buffalo, there is a squadron of Brazilian police, who do indeed have water buffalo – and ride them on patrol. The island of Marajó – not far from the city of Belém – apparently has one of the largest water buffalo populations in the world, and the police utilize them in their patrols of swampy areas.

Here’s a video.

Check out some of our other posts featuring Brazilian wildlife.


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