African buffalo


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African buffalo:

see cape buffalocape buffalo,
species of short-haired African ungulate, or hoofed mammal, Syncerus caffer. The cape, or African, buffalo may reach 7 ft (2.1 m) in length, weigh more than 1,500 lb (670 kg), and reach a height of 5 ft (1.5 m) at the shoulder.
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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 role of African buffalos (Syncerus caffer) in the maintenance of foot-and-mouth disease in Uganda.
Microsatellite analysis of genetic diversity in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) population throughout Africa.
A large number of wildlife, including African buffalo (particularly in the Mago and Omo national parks), could act as FMDV reservoirs.
Natural transmission of foot-and-mouth disease virus between African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and impala (Aepyceros melampus) in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
For example, FMDV persists indefinitely in African buffalo herds; yet impala may constitute an important source of infection for the cattle target population (22) (e.
A number of wildlife populations are endemically infected, for example, the European badger (Meles meles) in the United Kingdom (3) and the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in South Africa (2).
That is, it hosts populations of five key species--lions, leopards, black and white rhinos, African buffalos, and elephants.

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