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Giraffe Meerkat Blesbok Scrub Hare Spotted Hyena

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South Africa is home to 299 species of mammals. Below is an index of the ones listed on Bluegnu

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A


B


Cape Buffalo

Baboon, Chacma

Papio ursinus

Bat, Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit

Epomophorus wahlbergi

Blesbok

Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi

Bontebok

Damaliscus pygargus pygargus

Buffalo, Cape

Syncerus caffer

Bushbuck

Tragelaphus sylvaticus


C


Cheetah

Caracal

Caracal caracal

Cheetah

Acinonyx jubatus


D


Wild Dog

Dog, Wild

Lycaon pictus

Duiker, Blue

Philantomba monticola

Duiker, Red

Cephalophus natalensis


E


African Elephant

Eland

Taurotragus oryx

Elephant, African

Loxodonta africana


F


Bat-eared Fox

Fox, Bat-eared

Otocyon megalotis

Fox, Cape

Vulpes chama


G


Giraffe

Gemsbok

Oryx gazella

Genet, Large-spotted

Genetta tigrina

Giraffe

Giraffa camelopardalis

Sharpe's Grysbok

Raphicerus sharpei


H


Hippo

Hare, Scrub

Lepus saxitilis

Hartebeest, Red

Alcelaphus caama

Hippo

Hippopotamus amphibius

Hyena, Brown

Hyaena brunnea

Hyena, Spotted

Crocuta crocuta

Hyrax, Rock

Procavia capensis


I


Impala

Impala

Aepyceros melampus


J


Black-backed Jackal

Jackal, Black-backed

Canis mesomelas


K


Kudu

Klipspringer

Oreotragus oreotragus

Kudu

Tragelaphus strepsiceros


L


Leopard

Leopard

Panthera pardus

Lion

Panthera leo

Lions, interesting facts about

Panthera leo


M


Slender Mongoose

Meerkat

Suricata suricatta

Moles, Golden

Family: Chrysochloridae

Mongoose, Banded

Mungos mungo

Mongoose, Dwarf

Helogale parvula

Mongoose, Slender

Galerella sanguinea

Mongoose, Yellow

Cynictus penicillata

Monkey, Vervet

Chlorocebus pygerythrus


N


Nyala

Nyala

Nyala angasii


O


Oribi

Oribi

Ourebia ourebi


P


Cape Porcupine

Porcupine, Cape

Hystrix africaeaustralis


Q


R


White Rhino

Rat, Brants's Whistling

Parotomys brantsii

Rat, Ice

Otomys sloggetti

Reedbuck

Redunca arundinum

Reedbuck, Mountain

Redunca fulvorufula

Rhino, Black

Diceros bicornis

Rhino, White

Ceratotherium simum

Roan

Hippotragus equinus


S


Steenbok

Sable

Hippotragus niger

Seal, Cape Fur

Arctocephalus pusillus

Serval

Leptailurus serval

Springbok

Antidorcas marsupialis

Springhare

Pedetes capensis

Squirrel, Ground

Xerus inauris

Squirrel, Tree

Paraxerus cepapi

Steenbok

Raphicerus campestris


T


Tsessebe

Tsessebe

Damaliscus lunatus


U


V


W


Blue Wildebeest

Warthog

Phacochoerus africanus

Waterbuck

Kobus ellipsiprymnus

Wildebeest, Black

Connochaetes gnou

Wildebeest, Blue

Connochaetes taurinus


X


Y


Z


Burchell's Zebra

Zebra, Burchell's

Equus quagga

Zebra, Cape Mountain

Equus zebra zebra

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