African buffaloes are large animals. They have brown fur and a set of long, curved horns. They have darker muzzles and tufted tails.
Buffaloes live in large herds and they often stay close to water. They are very aggressive and will charge at any potential predators such as lions.
When a dam that Bunga built to prevent Lake Kaziwa from flooding the Pride Lands breaks, Kion and the Lion Guard attempt to lead the buffalo to safety. When Ono accidentally leads them into a dead end, Kion uses the Roar of the Elders to protect the buffaloes and other Pride Landers from the flood of water. Near the end of the episode, a buffalo is shown standing peacefully.
Multiple buffaloes are present at the Kupatana celebration. They watch the baobabs bloom.
The buffalo herd moves from their regular grazing grounds to graze on another area of land, not knowing that they are standing around a geyser. The geyser soon erupts, sending them into panic, but Fuli is able to round them up safely.
Kiara marches over to Vuruga Vuruga, and the pair bow as they mention each other. Vuruga Vuruga is impressed with how messy Kiara is, since the royal family are usually stuffy about the event. Kiara gives some of the credit to her friends, before announcing that the Royal Buffalo Wallow can commence. The buffaloes rush into the mud, wallowing around happily.