Physical feature: The coat colour varies from black with a coffee brown shade to
dark brown. The extremities may be white or black. The other salient features
are short tail, well developed dewlap, white marking on the forehead in some
animals and absence of ridge in the median line of the skull between the horns.
Behaviour: Mithuns are generally found in small groups. They are comparatively hardy and thrive well on coarse fodder of the forest. Mithuns are docile animals. It has the ability to graze on slopes of hill.
Life span: The life span is reported to be 15-20 years.