"African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer)" A very robust species, up to 1.7 metres high, 3.4 meters long. Savannah type buffaloes weigh 500–900 kg. African buffalo have few predators and are capable of defending themselves against (and sometimes killing) lions. African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer), Kruger National Park, South Africa, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 70-300 mm, 1/100 sec at f/ 5.6, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.