African Buffalo

Where can I see the African Buffalo

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The African Buffalo is one of the most iconic animals in Africa. They are large and powerful, and are an important part of the African ecosystem.

The African Buffalo is one of the largest animals in Africa, and can weigh up to 2,000 pounds. They are a member of the antelope family, and have a distinctive hump on their back. Male buffaloes are larger than females, and have horns that curve backwards.

African Buffaloes are incredibly versatile animals, and can be found in a variety of habitats including forests, savannas, and even deserts. They are herbivores, and eat a wide range of plants including leaves, grasses, flowers, and fruits.

Buffaloes are very social animals, and live in large herds of up to 1,000 individuals. They are often led by a dominant male, who is responsible for protecting the herd from predators. Buffaloes are very skittish animals, and can run up to 35 miles per hour when they feel threatened.

Buffaloes have long been an important part of African culture and mythology. They are featured in many traditional stories and legends, and are considered to be symbols of strength and power. Buffaloes are also an important source of food and income for many African communities.

Animal population
890,000
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
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Geeky Facts about the African Buffalo

Fact 1

African Buffalo can outrun lions.

Fact 2

African buffalo have a complex social structure based on what scientists call a “dominance hierarchy”.

Fact 3

Calves are only born during the rainy season.

Tours where I can see the African Buffalo

Kenya Safari
Kenya Safari

Kenya Safari

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Kenya
Tour Type
Small group
Activity Level
1 - Easy

4 days from

£995 / person

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Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro

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Tanzania
Tour Type
Small group
Activity Level
1 - Easy

5 days from

£1,175 / person

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Julien Laporte
Julien Laporte

Julien Laporte

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Tanzania
Tour Type
Small group
Activity Level
4 - Demanding

11 days from

£3,060 / person

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