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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During unrelated aerial surveillance in the area on October 1, MET observed 10 hippopotamus carcasses and on October 7 observed an additional 107 hippopotamus and 20 Cape buffalo carcasses.
A leopard safari is more expensive than a Cape buffalo hunt and is similar to a Dall sheep or a grizzly hunt.
(What it must have been like to be the one armed with only a camera!) If I'd had a Cape buffalo bull in front of me fighting, running or otherwise, I would've needed a paper bag to breathe into.
I have no particular desire to shoot a Cape buffalo with a .45-70, but if I did, I'd go with a tough hard-cast bullet.
On a safari drive, thrilling encounters include seeing predators on a kill, various endangered species and the Big Five (African lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, African leopard and White/Black rhinoceros).
British actor Idris Elba lends his voice to film's cape buffalo police chief.
The event raises millions of pounds from hunters like Palmer bidding to kill animals such as Zimbabwe leopards, Alaskan grizzly bears, Tanzania cape buffalo and Yukon trophy moose.
The Safari Club International Convention raises millions from hunters like Palmer bidding tens of thousands of pounds to kill animals such as Zimbabwe leopards, Alaskan grizzly bears, Tanzania cape buffalo and Yukon trophy moose.
In a letter to UPS, Wayne Pacelle, president and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States, urges: "On behalf of The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society International, and our millions of supporters throughout the United States and the rest of the world, I ask you to join with the other major airlines in the world and establish a policy that bans the transport of wild animal hunting trophies, in particular Africa's "Big Five": African elephants, rhinoceroses, African lions, leopards, and Cape buffalo. The fact is, HSUS doesn't have nearly as many supporters as it once did.
The X bullet continues to prove itself on all variety of game including whitetail and antelope to Cape buffalo, big horn sheep, African plains game, mountain lions and elephants.
Soldiers encamped in Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park, an area rich in flora and fauna, hunted elephants, zebras, Cape buffalo and other animals for food.
The control-free areas in the study area range from 450-1100 ha, where there are Cape buffalo Syncerus caffer (Sparrman, 1779), giraffe Giraffa Camelopardalis (L., 1758), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823), white rhinoceros Ceratotherium simum (Burchell, 1817), black rhinoceros Diceros bicornis (L., 1758), impala Aepyceros melampus (Lichtenstein, 1812), kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros (Pallas, 1766), waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus (Ogilby, 1833), gemsbok Oryxgazella (L., 1758) and zebra (Equus quagga burchelli) (Boddaert, 1785).
I had taken a Cape buffalo in the 1990s and knew the rigors of heavy arrows and serious draw-weight poundage.
Boasting the 'Big Five' - lions elephants, Cape buffalo, leopards and rhinos - Sanbona Wildlife Reserve is one of the largest privately owned wildlife parks in the Western Cape, where animals roam freely on 54,000 hectares.