Unwounded Cape Buffalo Charge

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  1. Shakey

    Shakey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    As described in the ZIMBABWE: Father-Son Elephant Hunt report, this is a clip of Hunter's first buffalo, on day 2. This was the 7th time we had bumped him, and he had enough .... Hunter's 2 shots effectively stopped the charge, then Rich ended the drama with a bullet through the left eye. Dad felt like he needed to shoot as well, so the bull caught some more bullets on the way down ....

     
  2. BRICKBURN

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    That Bull sure appeared to have had enough.

    Good shooting.

    If Dad did not feel the urge to do some back up I'd have been surprised.
     
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    Very well done Hunter.....!!!!!......Allways is a good thing to keep on adding more bullets in those Buff, soo well done you too Shakey....!!!!!
     
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    good shooting

    L@@ks like a nice Cape Buffalo...:)
     
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    A famous,longserving PH told me last year: in his carrier of over 30 years,no guesthunter has ever stopped a charging capebuffalo without his hunter.
    This Video is a good example for that statement.
    The third shot cleared the situation instantly.

    Admirable nerves by the young man.Super.
    Great respect and good hits.
     
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    First, nicely done by the young man and his PH. Secondly, I recall a thread on a forum not long ago questioning whether Cape buff were really all that dangerous unless wounded. I'd say this video was some pretty nice data on that subject.
     
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    Hunter did well. Your pre hunt training really paid off Jerry!
     
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    Enjoyed the video. Good shooting.

    All the best.
     
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    Exciting to see and hear about!
     
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    great video!

    -matt
     
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    I will be completely happy with a "boring" one shot kill. Prood that "Dangerous Game" is not just a marketing term!
     
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    I'm with you. Now that I've seen it once, I don't need to see it again.
     
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