A water buffalo, a bovine used to plough rice fields in parts of Asia. Depicted in gray or black in full profile on all fours facing left, with a tail and broad horns curled up at the tips.
Often used to represent a bull. Not to be confused with 🐂 Ox, though their applications may overlap.
Microsoft’s design was previously brown.
📅 Water Buffalo was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
Domestic Water Buffalo