There is a third kind, consisting of those animals which are called uri. These
are a little below the elephant in size, and of the appearance, color, and shape
of a bull. Their strength and speed are extraordinary; they spare neither man
nor wild beast which they have espied. These the Germans take with much pains in pits and kill them. The young men
harden themselves with this exercise, and practice themselves in this kind of
hunting, and those who have slain the greatest number of them, having produced
the horns in public, to serve as evidence, receive great praise. But not even
when taken very young can they be rendered familiar to men and tamed. The size,
shape, and appearance of their horns differ much from the horns of our oxen.
These they anxiously seek after, and bind at the tips with silver, and use as
cups at their most sumptuous entertainments.