African buffalo

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African buffalo

A large reddish-brown or black buffalo (Syncerus caffer) of sub-Saharan Africa, having massive, downward curving horns. Also called Cape buffalo.

Af′rican buf′falo

a large black buffalo, Syncerus caffer, of Africa, with thick horns that meet at the base. Also called Cape buffalo.
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Black Death Robert Ruark said it best, the African buffalo "looks at you like you owe him money.
With the arrival of the new black rhino, in addition to elephants, African buffalo, leopards and lions, Rwanda offers an exciting safari experience in Africa.
Female African buffalo vote on where their herd will move to graze next.
The American bison generally is neither as tenacious nor as aggressive as African buffalo, so we often don't give it the same level of respect in choosing cartridges.
Although a great number of species has been reported to be susceptible naturally or experimentally, domestic animals are deemed to be responsible for FMD endemicity, African buffalo (Syncerus caffer), which is a major link in the maintenance of viral serotypes circulating in Africa, being a relevant exception as wildlife [20].
Infection of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) by oryx bacillus, a rare member of the antelope clade of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.
It's a big, broad-chested bovine, bigger than African buffalo (but the forest buffalo of the Philippines are smaller).
The book is organized with a chapter on each of a series of key species: elephants, impala, zebras and wildebeest, roan antelope, rhinoceros, African buffalo, giraffe, lions, leopards, cheetahs, African wild dogs, and hyenas.
On a trip to Tanzania in 2009, he tested a prototype of the BeetleCam on elephants, African buffalo, and lions.
These include the wolf, fox, ape, zebra, cheetah, rhinoceros, African buffalo and others.
If you're lucky, you can also get to see the Big Five -- lion, leopard, African buffalo, African elephant and rhinoceros," said Rawat.
Maybe we'll then be able to domesticate a few of those species where humans have historically not been successful like the wild African Buffalo," said Frank Albert, a scientist from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany and the first author of the research report.

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