Cape or Southern Buffalo
Syncerus caffer caffer
Distribution: Savanna areas in Kenya, southern Somalia, Uganda except in the northwest, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania; all of Angola except for the far northwest; Katanga Province in southeastern Congo; Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, the Caprivi Strip in Namibia, northern Botswana, Zimbabwe, and northeastern Transvaal in South Africa.
Description: Shoulder height 60-65 inches (150-165 cm). Weight 1,400-1,800 lbs (650-800 kg). The Cape buffalo is the largest and darkest (black, or nearly so) of the African buffaloes.
CITES: Not listed.