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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by adw » Mon Jun 25, 2012 8:01 pm

Photographed this fine specimen north of Letaba on the H1-6 during my June trip. He was part of a medium sized herd. For me, he has an almost perfect set of horns.

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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:26 pm

Great sightings and images

Few of our sightings

Near Skukuza

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Near Paul Kruger gate

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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by adw » Thu Oct 25, 2012 3:46 pm

This buffalo bull with a very nice set of horns and boss, was photographed at Nkaya Pan during my Oct 2012 trip.

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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:24 pm

Great image ADV

Few of of our Buffalo sightings

Near Tshokwane

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Oxpecker working

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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by Me Skarabee » Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:44 pm

Indeed a 'boss" - and they are always so serious.

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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by Leeukos » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:58 am

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"A roaring lion kills no game."
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Re: Buffalo

Unread post by okie » Sat Jan 19, 2013 8:42 pm

The face of experience :

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by Elsa » Mon May 11, 2015 2:27 pm

One very "muddy" Buffalo!

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Who are you calling muddy? 8)

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by Goronta » Mon May 11, 2015 11:51 pm

Mooisplaas loop august 2012

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sat May 16, 2015 10:39 am

Great sightings and images.

Lions nightmare...

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Next generation...

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by George_Brits » Sat May 16, 2015 12:07 pm

That last calf looks like he had a close encounter of the clawed kind.

But stunning pics Jan!! :clap: :dance:

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by Yoda » Fri May 27, 2016 12:39 pm

I remember reading somewhere (was a long time ago, so can't remember the exact source :roll: ), that during times of drought, Buffalo mortality is usually very high. Up to 50% was mentioned.

So under the current drought conditions, how has the Kruger Buffalo population faired?
I have read on numerous trip reports etc of people seeing a lot of Hippo carcasses, but not much mention of Buffalo
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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by Elsa » Fri May 27, 2016 5:02 pm

We are currently in the park and although have seen quite a lot and some big herds as well some of them are starting to look a bit on the "skinny" side.

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Re: Cape Buffalo

Unread post by RosemaryH » Sun May 29, 2016 8:51 pm

Yoda, you might find The current drought - a discussion interesting to read :thumbs_up:
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