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Shelley
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Addo: Buffalo

Unread post by Shelley » Tue May 03, 2011 3:15 pm

We have been going to Kruger for anumber of years now, but having moved to the Eastern Cape, we have been to Addo more frequently and got to hear more specfics about Addo. Particularly the Buffalo, and how they have changed their behaviour.
We are used to seeing big herds in the Kruger, and have seen some herds of over 100 in Addo,
What has changed?
What were they like before?

Thanks, :D

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JDW
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Re: Addo: Buffalo

Unread post by JDW » Tue May 03, 2011 11:40 pm

Hi
They were all left footed!!!!!!
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Re: Addo: Buffalo

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Wed May 11, 2011 9:32 am

Previously they were nocturnal and spread all over the park.

Since the introduction of lions they have herded together for 'safety in numbers' and become diurnal.
Whatever (according to BB): "You are correct but I don't want to admit it".

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Re: Addo: Buffalo

Unread post by cheetah2111 » Wed May 11, 2011 9:38 am

BB :thumbs_up:

there was a very interesting page on this topic in one of the editions of environment magazine. Don't have it with me now. but just as BB said :thumbs_up:
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