Observations in the Subfamily: Murinae

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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Little cutie

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st March 2017
Added: 21st March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Peekaboo

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 15th March 2017
Added: 20th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Kited

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed: 14th March 2017
Added: 19th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Kgalagadi Small Mammal

Kgalagadi Small Mammal
By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter’s reputation in MammalsErnest Porter’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Kgalagadi
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Tiny Rat

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Location: St Lucia 5
Observed: 27th January 2017
Added: 28th January 2017
Likely ID: Aethomys
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Striped Mouse (Rondevlei)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Rondevlei SANParks Wilderness
Observed: 29th December 2016
Added: 31st December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Furry critter on dam wall path

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 10th December 2016
Added: 13th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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streep muis

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By: kashiefa
Location: atlantic beach golf estates
Observed: 8th November 2016
Added: 9th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Stripe Fieldmouse

Stripe Fieldmouse
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: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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striped field mouse

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Location: Paling Gat, Stillbay
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Tete veld rat

Tete veld rat
By: Andrew Deacon
Sea Coral AtlasSea Fish AtlasSea Slug AtlasSeaKeysSouth African National ParksToyota Enviro Outreach
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Location: Mjejane GR
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 12th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hope this wasn't a poisoned scavenge

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: Scottburgh Golf Course
Observed: 18th October 2016
Added: 9th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Jackie's larder

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By: Wendy Wiles
CREW (Southern Cape)Outramps
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Location: Midbrak Conservancy, Gordonia Rd
Observed: 29th October 2016
Added: 8th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

The Fiscal shrike flew off as I approached. It had just spiked the skin/fur, the tail was already impaled on one of the Agave sisalana thorns. The tiny tortoise I posted previously is still impaled on a thorn. The fur and tail maybe that of a Vlei rat.

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rat nibbling a Pig's Ear

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st November 2016
Added: 2nd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Bush rat's "Lodge"

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Minwater
Observed: 15th October 2016
Added: 16th October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Furry thing cached by jannie

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 12th May 2010
Added: 1st October 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Mouse in flowers

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Location: Tygerberg Nature Reserve garden
Observed: 11th September 2016
Added: 11th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Tolerant rat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th September 2016
Added: 10th September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Otomys unisulcatus (Bush Vlei Rat)

 Otomys unisulcatus (Bush Vlei Rat)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed AtlasSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve
Observed: 11th May 2014
Added: 3rd September 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

I don't know what killed this rat, maybe a bird?

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Kliphuis namtap

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By: magrietb
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Location: Kliphuis cottages, Pakhuis pass
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Likely ID: Micaelamys
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Seen blitzing across the stoep and underneath as we were having dinner. Easily tempted out again with crumbs.

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Ratty thing

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: CAR route south
Observed: 30th July 2016
Added: 11th August 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:4
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fat rat at lunch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 4th August 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Often seen during the day, particularly on heavily overcast days.

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Striped Mouse (George heron rookery)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: George heron rookery
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Unidentified mouse

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By: Louis van Wyk
Location: Atlantic Beach Golf Estate
Observed: 29th June 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

The mouse was +- 15cm total length. The tail was more or less the same length than the rest of the body. It was dead on arrival.

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inhabited by mammals - but who?

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By: vfrith
Botanical Society of South AfricaCrew (Cape Peninsula)
Location: behind Kamiesberg
Observed: 5th September 2010
Added: 27th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Bushes with tiny grey leaves, sculpted by their inhabitants into weird shapes

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uShaka Ratatouille

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Durban (uShaka)
Observed: 12th July 2016
Added: 17th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

This want to be chef and his mates where scurrying around on beach presumably looking for supplies for the local eateries.

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Striped Mouse (CNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Camdeboo National Park - Dam side
Observed: 6th June 2016
Added: 6th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Mouse caught in a trap

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Location: Sir Lowrys pass
Observed: 19th June 2016
Added: 4th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:2
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Bird food raiders

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Location: 129, Park St Greyton
Observed: 2nd July 2016
Added: 2nd July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:4
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Fat Rat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 14th June 2016
Added: 19th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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