Weight | 660 and 1900 Pounds – African Buffalo


Fourteen interesting facts about African Buffalo African Buffalo is large animal that can reach six point eight to 11 feet in length three point two to five point six feet and height and weight between 660 and 1,900 pounds African buffalo has large head broad chest and strong legs. It is four times stronger than ox Body of african buffalo is covered with their that can be brownish to black in color Porns of African Buffalo wash shaped like question marks males have longer and thicker horns African Buffalo is a grazer. It feed mainly on the grass when the grass sources are scarce It may eat shrubs and trees African buffaloes live in large herds that sometimes include thousand animals Usually herds are smaller with up to 12 animals on average Herds usually consist of females their offspring and one or more males Males that are not part of the herd can form bachelor herds or a live a solitary life Solitary animals are easy target of lions which are their natural enemies Life in herd ensures certain advantages animals are well informed about the best feeding areas and sources of water Besides that they are protected against the predators When faced with creditors animals of the herd form a circle around a young old or weak animals Exposing their large and sharp horn toward the predators This barrier is very effective and prevents predators to reach the animals that are not strong enough to fight African Buffalo is well known for its exceptional memory It will recognize a person such as hunters that hurt it in the past and it will attack it at their next encounter Same is with lions. They will preventively kill Cubs of lines that are known attackers of the herd African Buffalo has poor eyesight and sense of hearing but their sense of smell is excellent mating season of African Buffalo takes place between March and May Pregnancy lasts 11 and 1/2 months and ends with one baby calf Bond between mother and calf is very strong Calf is completely dependent on its mother during the period of suckling which lasts one year Average lifespan of the African Buffalo in the wild is twenty years

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