Okavango

Synonyms: 
Subgroup: 
Ovambo group
Special Characteristics: 
Medium body size, between the Ovambo and Kaokoveld.
Group: 
Main Location: 
Predominantly in Namibia on the right bank of Okavango river.
Origin: 
Sanga cattle were introduced into southern Africa when the Khoikhoi (Hottentots) first crossed the Zambezi river about 700AD with their Sanga cattle. Several waves of the Bantu people with various strains of Sanga cattle entered the region and settled. Okavango cattle are believed to have originated from the Sanga of Angola, following loss of the original cattle holdings through raids by the Khoikhoi during the middle of the 19th century. The Okavango are known to be related to other Sanga breeds of Namibia, namely the Ovambo, Kaokoveld and Caprivi.
Habitat: 
Species: