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Table 2 Description of the main livestock breeds in the four study areas

From: Mobility and livestock mortality in communally used pastoral areas: the impact of the 2005-2006 drought on livestock mortality in Maasailand

Site Cattle Sheep Goats
Amboseli Maasai Zebu Blackhead Somali, Red Maasai Mixed: Galla, Small E. African
Kitengela Boran, Sahiwal crosses, Maasai Zebu Dorper, mixed Dorper × Red Maasai Mixed: Galla, Small E.African
Mara Maasai Zebu Red Maasai Mixed: Small E. African, Maasai
Simanjiro Maasai Zebu Red Maasai, Blackhead Somali Mixed: Small E. African, Maasai