Jump To Main Content Jump To Main Navigation Jump To Footer
Rotbüffel

African forest buffalo
Syncerus caffer nanus / African forest buffalo

Rotbüffel
Habitat
Glades and swampy areas of the tropical rainforest
Continent
Afrika
Food
Grasses, leaves, shoots, herbs
Gestation/breeding period
about 360 days
Mode of life
small herds of about 12 animals
Class
Mammals
Order
Paarhufer

Did you know that?

~ 1,20 m
size

~ 300 kg
weight

~ 30 years
age

How endangered are African forest buffalos?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Rotbüffel
    Least concern
    Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

For the birth, the cow moves away from the herd and only returns when the calf can walk.

Rotbüffel

African forest buffalo at the zoo tour

Zoo tour map




Discover more

Donations

We present a project that’s very close to our hearts and share all the details on the progress of the ...

Donations
Koala Mullaya

Our animals

Dresden Zoo is home to around 1,400 animals representing 243 species. In addition to visitor favourites ...

Our animals
Zooeingang

About us

Dresden Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Germany, as well as one of the region’s most popular leisure ...

About us