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What is the Class of African buffalo ?

Animalia
Chordata
Mammalia
Bovidae

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What is the Genus of African buffalo ?

Syncerus
Chordata
Mammalia
Bovidae

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African buffalo is also known as

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Water buffalo
Cape buffalo
Roven buffalo
Nanur buffalo

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Which species of African Buffalo is found in Sudan ?

S. c. brachyceros
S. c. nanus
Syncerus c. caffer
S. c. aequinoctialis

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Its dimensions are relatively small, especially compared to other buffalo

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What is the gestation period of African Buffalo ?

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9 months
11 months
13.5 months
8 months

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Which disease in the African continent from Ethiopia to the Cape of Good Hope and killed up to 90 percent of the buffalo in year 1890 ?

Deregens plague
Rinderpest plague
Somalia plague
Dangar plague

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African Buffalo depends on water and does not live in regions with less than ___ inches of rain a year. Fill in this blank.

4
10
25
40

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The African buffalo differs from the domesticated water buffalo found in other parts of the world, although they both superficially resemble one another.It is one of the most abundant of Africa's large herbivores. It depends on water and does not live in regions with less than 10 inches of rain a year.

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At what age female African Buffalo have their first calves ?

4 or 5 years
6 or 7 years
9 or 10 years
11 or 12 years

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Buffalo mostly give birth during the rainy seasons although young may be born throughout the year

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What is the life span of African Buffalo ?

6-8 years
13-15 years
18-20 years
23-25 years

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Typically 18-20, up to 29 in captivity.

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Which is the largest species African Buffalo ?

S. c. brachyceros
S. c. nanus
S. c. caffer
S. c. aequinoctialis

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It is the largest one, with large males weighing up to 910 k.  It is peculiar to South and East Africa. Color of this subspecies is the darkest, almost black.

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