Water Buffalo of Argentina
When people think of hunting Argentina, the first animal that usually comes to mind is the sought-after Red Stag, then the blackbuck, fallow, and axis. However, the largest animal in Argentina, not only in physical size but also in numbers and should also be on the radar is the Water Buffalo of Argentina. Argentina is one of the top destinations in the world to hunt water buffalo and with the numbers, success rates are nearly 100%.
There are actually 3 different species of water buffalo in Argentina, the Murrah, Jafarabadi and Mediterranean which is the most common. Horn configuration of the Buffalo in Argentina are different from the Australian and the cape buffalo in the respect that they are shorter and curve up. Not as wide or flat as their cousins, however they can be a ⅓ larger in body size and just as mean.
Water buffalo were introduced in Argentina in the 1940 and adapted easily to the grassland ecosystems of the La Pampa region and the extensive wetlands and forests of Corrientes in the northeast. With their massive size and appetites, they take up residence where they are most comfortable and the LaPampa regions vast grassland and water glades make for perfect habitat.
If you are looking at locations around the world to hunt water buffalo, ie: black death, Argentina should be one of your first destinations as there is no shortage of this dangerous game.
Please reach out to us so we can answer any questions and put you on this hunt of a lifetime. In addition to the Buffalo, we can incorporate the following to make the experience even more successful (Red Stag, Fallow and Axis, Sheep and goats, Hogs, Doves and Ducks, world-class fishing)
First-class Accommodations, gourmet cuisine, Lodging, transportation from Santa Rosa Airport, Moderate beer, wine, and other beverages, and guide are $550/day with a 5 day minimum ($450/ day for observer or significant other)
Trophy fee for Buffalo range from $4000 for a representative – $6000 for a Trophy Bull