1. This buffalo is named after an ancient tribe, Toda of Nilgiris Hills of south India and it is a semi-wild breed. 2. The predominate coat colours are fawn and ash-grey. 3.Thick hair coat is found all over the body. 4.They are gregarious in nature. 5.The body is long and deep and the chest is deep. The legs are short and strong. 6.The horns are set wide apart curving inward, outward and forward forming a characteristic crescent shape. 7.The average milk yield is 500 kgs per lactation with high fat content of 8%.