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The African buffalo is a very robust species. It is up to 1.7 metres high, 3.4 meters long. Savannah type buffaloes weigh 500–900 kg, with males, normally larger than females. They have black or dark brown coats and their horns are curved to a closed crescent.
Mature male African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/320 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 100
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Featured on the Redbubble Homepage February 6, 2011

Featured in 8 groups:
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“Antlers, Racks, and Other Horned Animals”
“Closeups in Nature”
“You Big Softy”
“The Group”
“Animal Captions & Confessions”
“Welcome to the jungle”
“African Fauna, Flora, Landscapes and Architecture”

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Comments

  • Alexa Pereira
    Alexa Pereiraabout 4 years ago

    Super image with wonderful detail
    Alexa

  • Thank you very much Alexa!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • eaglewatcher4
    eaglewatcher4about 4 years ago

    Stunning image — wonderful details right down to the red eyes!

  • Many thanks, cheers!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • danamh40
    danamh40about 4 years ago

    What a capture!!!! Absolutely stunning!!

  • Thank you very much Dana!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    A fabulous image!!!!

  • Thanks a lot Lorilee!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezabout 4 years ago

    we love your work at Post Card Style

    June 25 2010

  • Many thanks Isa, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 4 years ago

    June 25, 2010

  • Thanks a lot Teresa, much appreciated!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 4 years ago

    You’re so very welcome Konstantinos

  • EagleHunter
    EagleHunterabout 4 years ago

    Fantastic closeup, what an impressive beast.

  • Yes impressive indeed, thank you very much Pam!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

  • Hidemi Tada
    Hidemi Tadaabout 4 years ago

    nice, very nice both of image and title!

  • Thank you very much Hidemi!

    – Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos

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