African buffalo


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
The more open country that bison prefer is also a factor, but they are considerably bigger than African buffalo.
These water buffalo may or may not be as potentially dangerous as African buffalo, but they can't be taken lightly
2000), using microsatellite markers, analyzed the phylogenetic relationships among several cattle-like species, including cattle, yak, bison, Asian buffalo and African buffalo.
Speaking of "oops," a herd of African buffalo blithered upon a lion pride in South Africa's Kruger National Park in the fall of 2004, whereupon one of its calves was set upon by a number of the lions and, to add insult to injury, viciously attacked by a crocodile.
I was dancing with this lass who had an astonishing lacquered hair-do of immense proportions, which looked like the radar mast of the Bismarck, or the horns of an African buffalo.
A NEW enclosure has opened at a Worcestershire tourist attraction - giving wildlife enthusiasts the chance to glimpse African buffalo.
Lesbian seagulls from New Zealand, male African buffalo, and inevitably dolphins (randy little buggers by anyone's definition) were shown going at it like, well, rabbits.
25-caliber bullet travelling at 4,000 fps to shoot your next game animal, whether it be deer, moose, or African buffalo.
What eats them: Only lions are powerful enough to kill a full-grown African buffalo.
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.

Full browser ?