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Damara Dik-Dik


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Damara Dik-Dik males are smaller and lighter than the females. The two sexes are respectively 386 mm by 5.1 kg and 394 mm by 5.6 kg. Only the rams...

Black Rhino


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Bulls weigh up to 1 200 Kg and cows about 800 Kg. As such this species is smaller than the White Rhino. It can further be distinguished from the White...

African Wild Cat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Six thousand years ago Egyptians domesticated the African Wild Cat to control mice and rats raiding granaries. From these tamed animals, the domestic...

Black Footed Cat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: This species is very secretive in nature, which makes it difficult to census. The Black-Footed Cat is nevertheless considered rare. Except for the very...

White Rhino


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The White Rhino is the third largest land mammal. Massive, stocky, and with a reputation of being not quite as aggressive as the black rhino...

Sitatunga


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Head and body length of a Sitatunga ram measures 1.5 to 1.7 m, with a tail of 200 to 250 mm. Rams weigh 80-125 kg. Ewes are smaller, head and body...

Cape Ground Squirrel


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Cape Ground Squirrel is a rodent endemic to South Africa. It measures 450 mm in length and weighs up to 1 kg. Upper parts are cinnamon coloured with...

Thick-Tailed Bushbaby


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Thick-Tailed Bushbaby is a nocturnal primate with child-like cries which gave cause for the English vernacular name. Probably due to its diet...

Mountain Ground Squirrel


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Mountain Ground Squirrel has previously been considered as a subspecies of the Cape Ground Squirrel, but has since been recognised as a species in...

Tree Squirrel


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Tree Squirrel or Smith's Bush Squirrel [Paraxerus cepapi] The total length is 350 mm, half of which is tail. This species only weighs 200 gram. The coat...

Lesser Bushbaby


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The lesser bushbaby, known to scientists as Galago moholi, is a small, tree-dwelling primate active by night. They are capable of leaps of remarkable...

Bontebok


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Bontebok is a medium-sized, generally dark brown antelope with a prominent, wide white blaze on its face, with a pure white rump, belly and hocks...

Blesbok


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Physically, rams and ewes are remarkably similar. Their mass can be as much as 85 kg. A characteristic of the Blesbok is the prominent white blaze...

Suricate


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Afrikaans name Meerkat refers to either the Yellow Mongoose or the Suricate, and is a derivate of a Dutch terms denoting a diet of ants. The Suricate...

Lesser Yellow House Bat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Lesser Yellow House Bat (Scotophilus borbonicus) As implied by the popular name, this bat is similar in general appearance than it's sister species...

Yellow House Bat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Yellow House Bat or African Yellow Bat (Scotophilus dinganii) Larger than the lesser yellow house bat, but smaller than the giant yellow house bat...

Blue Wildebeest


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Blue Wildebeest or Common or White-bearded Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) The dark silver-grey body is marked with dark vertical bands...

Ansorges Free Tailed Bat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Ansorge's Free-Tailed Bat (Tadarida ansorgei) Like all so-called 'free-tailed' bats, the distal portion of the tail of the Ansorgi's Free-Tailed Bat is...

Black Wildebeest


Africa Mammals Guide Information: They have a dark brown to black body, an erect mane and a long whitish tail. Both sexes have heavy, forward curving horns. Bulls measure 1.2 metre at...

Chacma Baboon


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Chacma Baboon is a large primate with a dog-like face and large, prominent canines. A mature male measures 1.5 m from head to tail and weighs up to...

Cape Mountain Zebra


Africa Mammals Guide Information: The Cape Mountain Zebra is the smallest of the zebra species, and has a mass of 230-260 kg and a shoulder height from 1.16 m to 1.28 m. Since the stripes...

Rock Dassie


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Rock Dassie ? now known as Rock Hyrax (Procavia capensis). This small, plump and tail-less guinea-pig-like animal is about as large as a big rabbit...

African Buffalo


Africa Mammals Guide Information: African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer). A large and powerful bovine, the African Buffalo reaches shoulder heights of up to 1.5 m and a mass of...

Banana Bat


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Banana Bat (Neoromicia nanus). The Banana Bat is a tiny bat which is 77 mm long and weighs 4.0 grams. The dense fur on the back can be various shades of...

Oryx


Africa Mammals Guide Information: Oryx or Gemsbok (Oryx gazelle). A large antelope with striking black and white markings on the face and legs, black side stripes on the flanks and a long...
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