Mini Cape Buffalo... Taken in CAR 2009

  1. prev
    Mini Cape Buffalo... Taken in CAR 2009

    View Larger Image

    Mini Cape Buffalo... Taken in CAR 2009

    Note the deep curls that are not typical of a central African savanna buffalo. The spread is 31 inch.

    GFH_Very_Big_Body.jpg weynes-duiker.JPG Mini_cape_buff_note_very_deep_curl.JPG Very_big_Giant_forest_hog.JPG P1060368.JPG
    1. CAWA

      See all User Photos

      Registered: June 2009
      Posts: 42
      • Pin It
      Views: 4,171
    Very interesting!
    Jerome Philippe, Founder of
    Visited by over 245,000 hunters monthly.
    Support AH Sponsors… Click HERE to view them all!.
    #1 Wed June 24, 2009 9:42pm
    Yes, it is very interesting in deed. In areas where the Cape and forest buffaloes mix, the way to "classify" a buffalo is to put the cranium on flat ground, and if the bottom of the horns touch the ground but not the molars in the upper jaw, then it is a cape. If the molars touch/stand on the ground and the curl/horn does not touch the ground, then it is not a cape. This buffalo could be classified as a cape... strange enough
    Erik Mararv
    Central African Wildlife Adventures (CAWA) - C.A.R.
    #2 Wed June 24, 2009 9:59pm

    safari hunter
    #3 Tue January 10, 2012 5:06pm

    #4 Sun March 18, 2012 5:51pm