Cape buffalo

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Synonyms for Cape buffalo

large often savage buffalo of southern Africa having upward-curving horns

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gt;What: The story behind the YouTube phenomenon in which an African buffalo calf was attacked by a lion pride and a crocodile - and somehow managed to escape.
And that's how we came upon a pride of 17 lions devouring a 2,000lb African buffalo, which they had brought down that morning.
The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer) population in Kruger NP is known to maintain animal diseases, including zoonoses such as bovine tuberculosis (bTB) and brucellosis.
I have lost count of the African buffalo I've taken, and I've hunted buffalo with a dozen calibers larger than .
Dividing lines are unclear, but Safari Club International divides the African buffalo into five regional categories based on body and horn size.
On a trip to Tanzania in 2009, Burrard-Lucas tested the BeetleCam on elephants, African buffalo, and lions.
Sinarundinaria alpina stands are favoured by elephants and African buffalo elsewhere, but there is no longer any hunting here.
The Museum's world-renown habitat dioramas, including the Mountain Gorilla, African Buffalo, and African Elephant groupings, are featured in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals.
Approaches towards optimising the gamma interferon assay for diagnosing Mycobacterium bovis infection in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer).
In 2013, as part of a study of FMDV transmission between wildlife, especially African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), and domestic animals, 20 long-horned Ankole cattle ([approximately equal to] 6 months of age) were introduced as sentinel animals into Nyakatonzi (Kasese District), in close proximity to the QENP.
Although often described in such terms as "a ton of black fury," it is unlikely that many African buffalo ever reach 2,000 pounds.
CAPE BUFFALO Even though they're often referred to as "black death" and other scary nicknames, difficulties with unwounded African buffalo are very rare.
However, wildlife are known to be susceptible to PPR (3,12), and seropositive African buffalo and antelopes have been found in other locations (15).
These were water buffalo, introduced from across that hidden sea in the 19th century, and they do not congregate in large herds like African buffalo.
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