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Abbreviation for base of support.


a genus of cattle of the family Bovidae which includes buffalo, bison and many other wild ruminants.

Bos banteng (Bos javanicus, Bos sondaicus)
a member of the wild cattle group of the family Bovidae. Brown or black with white stockings and rump patch.
Bos gaurus
a long-horned, dark-colored with light belly and stockings, wild cattle. Tall, 6 ft at shoulder, and unsuited to domestication.
Bos indicus
the zebu species. Called also Brahman (USA), Afrikaner (Africa). They are much prized for their hardiness in hot climates and because of their resistance to tick infestation. They have been crossbred extensively to produce new breeds including Santa Gertrudis, Brangus, Droughtmaster, Braford.
Bos mutus
see yak.
Bos taurindicus
crossbred zebu and British breed cattle, usually as more or less fixed breeds with an official studbook.
Bos taurus
the common domestic cattle of Europe. Docile and productive they represent man's most effective symbiosis with animals. They provide draft, meat, milk products, leather and many by-products.
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Penalties -- Krug, Bos (tripping), :39; Goligoski, Dal (interference), 6:05; McQuaid, Bos (interference), 12:27; Whitney, Dal (hooking), 14:32; Connauton, Dal (tripping), 16:33.
Penalties -- Bartkowski, Bos (holding), 5:28; de Haan, NYI (cross-checking), 10:47; Krug, Bos (boarding), 16:05; Lucic, Bos (cross-checking), 16:33; Rask, Bos, served by Smith (delay of game), 19:19.
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Penalties -- Hamilton, Bos (tripping), 1:26; Thornton, Bos, major (fighting), 10:18; Prust, Mon, major (fighting), 10:18; Kelly, Bos (hooking), 12:23.
Departure City Arrival City Departure Times Arrival Times BOS DCA 0630 0805 BOS DCA 0830 1005 BOS DCA 1030 1205 BOS DCA 1230 1405 BOS DCA 1430 1605 BOS DCA 1630 1805 BOS DCA 1830 2005 BOS DCA 2030 2205 DCA BOS 0700 0830 DCA BOS 0900 1030 DCA BOS 1100 1230 DCA BOS 1300 1430 DCA BOS 1500 1630 DCA BOS 1700 1830 DCA BOS 1900 2030 DCA BOS 2100 2230
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The nucleotide divergence between Bos frontalis (the first embranchment of gayals, including hap01, hap03 and hap05) and Bos gaurus was only 0.
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