Rabo Largo, meaning broad tail, are found in northeastern Brazil. They originated
from fat-tailed hair breeds which were brought from Africa and crossed with the Crioulo.
They are white, pied or white with a colored head. Both sexes are horned. Individuals
within the breed vary between hair and carpet wool. The breed is one of the long fat-tailed
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types and Varieties. Fourth
Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.