Observations in the Class: Mammalia

Common Name: Mammals

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Dassie Calling, a Bizarre sound

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

The dassies call is extremly bizarre, sounding like a cross between an injured gull and a penguin.
Was calling from the massive boulders that lie on seas edge.

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Grey Rhebok

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Location: Bontebok National Park
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Whatcha got?

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By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 26th January 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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squirrel

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: cape town company garden
Observed: 22nd April 2012
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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mole burrow

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island
Observed: 13th April 2015
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Boulders Dassie

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Platcat

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: CAR route
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Papio ursinus

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By: Rolf T BorlinghausRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in Mammals
Location: aMont Rochelle
Observed: 8th December 2015
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Large or small spotted?

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By: Jannie Groenewald
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOverberg Lowlands Conservation Trust
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Location: Haarwegskloof Renosterveld Reserve
Observed: 16th December 2014
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Bird Bath, My Foot!

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By: Mo_
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Scarborough
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:2
Description:

Those birds. They do hog the water. But it's just a quick dash up the stem of the Rosemary bush and then we can lap away on these hot summer days. Sometimes we're even gracious enough to let a bird splash about at the same time!

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KNP Fruit Bat

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Location: Crocodile Bridge
Observed: 18th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Likely ID: Epomophorus
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Lower Sabie Muridae

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Location: Lower sabie
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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The real botanists!

The real botanists!
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Limietberg Trail Wit River Junction Pools to Spookhous
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Baboon, Bobbejaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Road to Naukluft
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hartmann's mountain zebra, Hartmans bergsebra

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Road to Naukluft
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Baboon, Bobbejaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Scrub hare, Kolhaas

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Steenbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Baboon, Bobbejaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Greater Kudu, Koedoe

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 19th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Found dead next to a drinking trough. Probably a rabies victim (or a victim of the drought). Another dead kudu was found in the river bed 500m away.

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Steenbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 18th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Greater Kudu, Koedoe

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 16th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Hartmann's mountain zebra, Hartmans bergsebra

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Cause of death unknown.

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Not the Tropical House Gecko I thought it was ...

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Seems fully-furred with adult teeth and the (short) tail appears only to have long hairs for a short distance from the base

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Baboon, Bobbejaan

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Naukluft
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Rock etching

Rock etching
By: Turnjay
Location: Epupa Falls Namibia
Observed: 3rd July 2014
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
Description:

We were walking on the hill above the falls when we came across this rock etching. It was the only one around. It looks hand made. Was wondering if anyone had any suggestions?

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