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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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I saw a seemingly tough water buffalo in Australia take a dozen rounds, and I've seen a few African buffalo take eight to 10.
I was able to take some pictures of elephants and African buffalo. However, the first time I tried it on lions, they destroyed the camera.
Nm_173921), African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) (EU000421), goat (Capra hircus) (U34273), sheep (Ovis aries) (M96845), pig (Sus scrofa) (JF906512), camel (Camelus dromedarius) (HM051106), red deer (Cervus elaphus) (L07081), giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) (EU000423), bison (Bison bonasus) (EU000422), llama (Lama glama) (AB107648), dog (Canis lupus familiaris) (NM_001003159), cat (Felis catus) (NM_001043339), and bottle-nosed dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) (AB020732).
Nambota et al., "Disease constraints for utilization of the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) on game ranches in Zambia," Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
The African buffalo transmits BTB to humans, via aerosol or oral (as a result of consuming raw unpasteurized milk) [1].
big horn sheep, African buffalo) while others stab, wrestle or fence.
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].
Female African buffalo vote on where their herd will move to graze next.
It is possible that interaction with other infected wildlife, including African buffalo, which are considered maintenance hosts of bovine TB, or environmental contamination at shared water holes and feeding sites might have resulted in pathogen contact (8,9).
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 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.
Infection of African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) by oryx bacillus, a rare member of the antelope clade of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex.

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