It is my first time ever hunting in Africa and I want it to be absolutely perfect. I am taking my dad for his 70th birthday and I need to decide on what guns to bring. I will be hunting plains game up to kudu and eland, hippo, lion, cape buffalo, and elephant. Having never hunted these animals before, I read everything online and asked my friends. Of course everyone had a different answer but they all offered me their preferred guns to bring on my hunt. These are the guns I was specifically recommended for each animal: Plains Game: Weatherby Mark V .300 wby (my personal gun) Wetherby Mark V 30-378 wby HS Precision .338 Lapua Hippo: Weatherby Mark V .378 wby Weatherby Mark V .416 wby Lion, Cape Buffalo, Elephant: Merkel 140A double rifle 375 H&H Perugini & Visini double rifle .458 win/Lott These are the guns I currently have access to for the trip. Please tell me which ones you think I should bring and why. If you have another recommendation or a reason why I shouldn't choose one of these guns, please tell me. Thanks so much.