Top 5 Most Dangerous Game of Africa
There is always something mysterious about a leopard. He is one of the fastest and most dangerous animals when wounded. His secretive nature makes them a worthy adversary.
Safari hunters coined the phrase "Big Five" to represent the most dangerous and challenging game in Africa, but which of the five is considered the most dangerous? Here's how world renowned professional hunter, Ivan Carter, rates the "Big Five."
#5. Hippo and Rhino, with the hippo being the most dangerous of the two. All must be hunted with respect.
#4. Lions and leopard are about the same for me. Both are lightning fast, can hide anywhere, and are determined creatures when they charge. The lion is far more likely to kill you if he gets through, while the leopard is more likely to actually make contact. Both are scary as hell in a charge.
#3. Cape buffalo, especially old dagga boys are aggressive by nature as they are harassed by lions constantly. When wounded, they are terrible opponents who come fast and with deadly intent.
#2. Elephant bull is number two. They are massive, can be aggressive, and present a terrifying sight when charging. The frontal brain shot (the only choice) is difficult under stress and missing means disaster.
#1. Tuskless elephants and cow elephants in general. They are herd animals, extremely intelligent, fast, and protective of their herd members. No doubt as to my number 1!
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