But there are some easy ways to tell them apart. Buffalo is an important member among the bovines with a black colour cattle-like appearance. All crocodiles are semiaquatic and tend to congregate in freshwater habitats such as rivers, lakes, wetlands and sometimes in brackish water and saltwater. They can be up to6 feet tall. Usually, the term buffalo refers to the domestic buffalo or the water buffalo, despite there are few other referred species including Cape buffalo and Eurasian buffalo. However, they have many similarities in these areas as well. Horse Chimpanzee vs. Bonobo Donkey vs. Mule Duck vs. These were the ancestors of domestic water buffalo and are the largest of all buffalo species. Adult crocodiles were killed by young male lions. The reason being a white shark on average maturity is anywhere between 2,400lbs to well over 5,000 + lbs, and the average mean salt water crocodile is about 1,000 lbs. The African Buffalo grows to 170 centimetres (67 inches) tall, and the Asian Water Buffalo grows to 120-133 centimetres (47-52 inches) tall. Their overall size will vary though depending on location. Water is crocodile domain and land the lion’s domain. The African Buffalo is larger than the Asian Water Bufffalo. Although these large reptiles belong to different families, they share a number of similarities, including long snouts, powerful tails, short legs, and bony-plated backs. The other side of the story there is the Zimbabwe’s Lake Kariba crocodile-killer lions. Male bison are slightly larger than females. So your looking at a size comparison of @ least 2-1/2 times to 5 times the size of the crocodile. The African Buffalo is aggressive and dangerous, whereas the Asian Water Buffalo is domesticated and not a threat to humans. Water Buffalo Facts and Information Bubalus bubalis Introduction to Water Buffalo The Water Buffalo definitely gets attention due to its size. Though sometimes called a buffalo, the American bison is not related to the water buffalo or the African buffalo, which are the only true buffaloes in the world. In alligators it’s broad and U-shaped, while in crocodiles it’s narrow and V-shaped. The African buffalo is not an ancestor of domestic cattle and is only distantly related to other larger bovines. There is no contest a White Shark would win over a Salt water Crocodile. They can also weigh up to2,650 pounds. The first is the shape of the snout. Deer Emu vs. Ostrich Fox vs. Wolf Goat vs. Sheep Jaguar vs. Leopard Plantains vs. Banana Dolphin vs. Porpoise Leopard vs. Cheetah Lion vs. Tiger Snail vs. Slug Turtle vs. Tortoise Zebra vs. Only 3000 of these majestic Asian beasts remain and 90% of these live in the Indian state of Assam. Many videos shows a dominant male lion in shallow waters facing a group of crocodiles. They are an endangered species. Buffalo. The biological subfamily of Bovinae are considered sacred by most Hindus and Gaur is the largest extant bovine in the world. Naturally, the buffalo has many predators and this makes the buffalo defend itself from its predators which include the lion and the crocodiles. Alligators vs. Crocodiles Buffalo vs. Bison Coyote vs. Wolf Eagle vs. Hawk Elk vs. Crocodiles have great respect for the king of the beasts. The American bison is more closely related to cows and goats. Difference Between Wild Water Buffalo and Indian Bison Bovidae family includes these large sized ungulates called bison, water buffalo and yak. So when you see a buffalo on a safari don’t be the amateur shouting out “water buffalo!” Wild water buffalo.