SA Hunting


Average Mass 600 – 700 kg
Rowland Ward Minimum Measurement 42″
Record Measurement 64″
Distribution Once widely distributed in southern Africa, the Buffalo is now restricted to the northern and eastern parts of the region. It has however been introduced to several nature reserves and game farms.
Habitat The Buffalo has a fairly wide habitat tolerence but requires areas with abundant grass, water and cover. It shows a preference for open woodland savanna and will utilize open grassland as long as it has access to cover.
Food Predominantly grazers but Buffalo also occasionally browse.
Recommended Minimum Caliber .375 H&H
Bullets Solids or Barnes-X 300gr or Swift A-frame
Hunting Tips Thick skinned, tough, accurate shot placement very important. Dangerous when wounded. Normally shot at close range, under 75m.