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.
It had been nerve-racking enough admiring the Big Five - lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and African buffalo
- from the cocoon of a large Land- Rover, but the following day's activities were to be something else entirely.
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.
1997a, b) and the African buffalo
(Van Hooft et al.
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.
However, wildlife are known to be susceptible to PPR (3,12), and seropositive African buffalo
and antelopes have been found in other locations (15).
Infection of African buffalo
(Syncerus caffer) by oryx bacillus, a rare member of the antelope clade of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
In a recent study, we genotyped an isolate of oryx bacillus obtained from an African buffalo
in South Africa (2).
Genetic characterization of SAT type viruses is well documented for the southern African region; emphasis has been on viruses isolated from the African buffalo
(Syncerus caffer) (29-32) and on cattle viruses from West Africa (33) and East Africa (24).
The epidemiology of tuberculosis in free-ranging African buffalo
(Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.