Syncerus caffer

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Syncerus caffer

a wild black ruminant, up to 6 ft high, with horns that drop down beside the head then wave out and up. There are a number of subspecies; the most common is the Cape buffalo of southeastern Africa. Called also South African buffalo.
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During 2008-2013, a total of 68 satellite or global positioning system radio collars were deployed on African buffalo captured in southern Gonarezhou NP; in northern Kruger NP, south of the Limpopo River; and in Zimbabwe, north of Limpopo River (on Sengwe communal land).
Microsatellite analysis of genetic diversity in African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) population throughout Africa.
In sub-Saharan Africa, particularly South Africa and Uganda, African buffalos (Syncerus caffer) serve as wildlife reservoirs of bovine tuberculosis; in Zambia, lechwe antelopes (Kobus leche Kafuensis) have been identified as wildlife reservoirs (4,5).
The role of African buffalos (Syncerus caffer) in the maintenance of foot-and-mouth disease in Uganda.
I don't know if African buffalo have overdeveloped adrenal glands, a hyped-up nervous system from dealing with lions all their lives, or if they're just plain tough.
Although I've seen a Tot of water buffalo on both coastal and riverine flood-plains, most of the hunting I've done for them has been stalking in the bush, pretty much as all African buffalo are hunted.
In a recent study, we genotyped an isolate of oryx bacillus obtained from an African buffalo in South Africa (2).
I think this is so primarily because the water buffalo I've hunted exist in total absence of predators, while African buffalo live their lives in fear of lions.
Genetic characterization of SAT type viruses is well documented for the southern African region; emphasis has been on viruses isolated from the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) (29-32) and on cattle viruses from West Africa (33) and East Africa (24).
The African buffalo is wary and has keen senses that rival deer and elk.
If you're talking African buffalo, then you'd better step up to the .
The epidemiology of tuberculosis in free-ranging African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

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