Story: Exotic farm animals

Wallowing swamp buffaloes

Wallowing swamp buffaloes

Buffaloes enjoy unimproved pastures and also somewhere to wallow in waterholes. These animals, farmed by Darcy Craze on the West Coast of the South Island, are in ideal conditions.

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Jim Esson, 'Exotic farm animals - Water buffaloes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 January 2022)

Story by Jim Esson, published 24 Nov 2008