Buffalo

by Gerrie van Vuuren
(Pilanesberg)

Drinking Buffalo

Drinking Buffalo

Not a common sighting in Pilanesberg. The Buffalo in Pilanesberg tend to keep to the western part of the Park that is not accessable by tourists. They do however come to the dams and waterholes during the dry season when water in the Park becomes scarce. This one was captured at Ratlhogo waterhole.

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Apr 25, 2012
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Great sighting and lovely photo!
by: Grant

Yes, the buffalo in the Pilanesberg is as rare as the serval in the Kruger, so well done on capturing this one on camera!

Apr 23, 2012
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stunning photo
by: gail ellen

I have only seen bullalo twice in Pilanesberg in June 1988 and April 2012 and i have been visiting the Park for two weeks every year for 25 years!

Dec 01, 2009
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At last - a real buffalo in Pilanesberg!
by: Melissa

Excellent picture of an excellent specimen! We have seen buffalo only twice in Pilanesberg and they all had small horns with small boss - this one is a real buffalo!

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