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Definition of the noun African Buffalo

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African buffalo is the vernacular name of the Syncerus caffer, a species of Syncerus.

  • geographic area: Africa

Alternative definition of the noun African Buffalo


  1. A large African bovid, Syncerus caffer.


"African buffalo" is a book by Lynn M. Stone.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Animal Science (Print) (2004)

by Wilson G. Pond

and Syncerina (the African buffalo). The Asian and African buffaloes are generally similar, but there are some anatomic differences. The African buffalo ...

Google previewContinuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in World Art (2006)

by Hope B. Werness

The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) figures prominently in art. The cultures of the Democratic Republic of Congo note that black and red buffalo live together in herds — the cows are often red, while the bulls are coal black. Normally docile ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

class Mammalia ORDer Artiodactyla family Bovidae genus and species Syncerus caffer ALTERNATIVE NAMES African buffalo (both subspecies). Forest buffalo; bushcow (forest subspecies only). WEIGHT □A— 1 ton (300-900 kg) LENGTH ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ...

African buffalo. 2. Indian (domesticated) buffalo. 3. Anoa. MODERN STEEL- BUILDING CONSTRUCTION. Four successive stages in the construction of. Buffalo-fish (B. buffelus) is a widely distributed domesticated species. Africa is said to have ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and the North American buffalo (Bison bison) have yet to be domesticated. On the contrary, the Asian buffalo (B. bubalis) ...

Google previewMason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack (2016)

by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg

The true buffalo is the African buffalo, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Applied Animal Behaviour and Welfare (2010)

by D. S. Mills, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde

Buffalo The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and the Asian buffalo (Bubalus arnee) are similar in appearance, both having typically angular horns in section compared with the circular or oval shape of the cattle horn. The former is a larger ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The typical and well-known South African buffalo is nearly the equal in size of the Indian ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Virology (2009)

by Brian W.J. Mahy

goats, Capra hircus, Sika deer, Cervus nippon, African buffalo, Syncerus caffer, impala, Aepyceros melampus, and Australian brushtail possums (Trichsurus vulpecula). Transmission is by oral–fecal spread, and the bovine enteroviruses are ...

Google previewAnimals Rock - Kids Encyclopedia Of Animals (2015)

Children's Zoology Books Edition by Speedy Publishing

|- - - - - - - - - - - - Blffalo Scientific Name: Syncerus caffer The African buffalo or Cape buffalo, is 3. large African bovine. Higher classification: Syncerus - ANI IMIAI LS | Rock Trie WV ...

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