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Buffalo, Western Savannah

Scientific Name: Syncerus caffer aequinoctalis

Subspecies: A subspecies of the African buffalo, also known as the central African buffalo

Distribution: West/central Africa

Habitat: Areas of mixed savannah and woodland

Description: Large, muscular bovine that can achieve a weight of over 700kg and a length of 340cm, with a shoulder height of over 150cm. A herd of this buffalo may contain animals of differing appearances, from black individuals with a good spread of horns to reddish brown individuals with swept back horns.

Hunting method: Stalking

Hunting available in: Burkina Faso

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