Observations in the Order: Rodentia

Common Name: Rodents

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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Rodent Gnaw-Marks on P. amplexi Flowerhead

P. amplexicaulis - chewed flowerhead
By: Mo_
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)
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Location: Spekrivierskloof, Matroosberg
Observed: 10th May 2014
Added: 27th April 2017
Identifications:1
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Description:

Looks as if this flowerhead was a tasty snack for some hungry rodent.

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Countryside homicide

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By: jwichtjwicht’s reputation in Mammals
Location: briers louw nature reserve
Observed: 25th April 2017
Added: 25th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:3
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Rat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 16th April 2017
Added: 19th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Photo credit: Christine Ridge-Schnaufer

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TCR porc

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: TC Robertson Wetland Trail
Observed: 4th November 2015
Added: 16th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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TCR porc

151025 porc
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: TC Robertson Wetland Trail
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 16th April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Camera traps

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Lots and lots

Mus minutoides - African Pygmy Mouse - Uitvlugt North 2017-04-02 1
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Location: Dinokeng - Uitvlugt North
Observed: 2nd April 2017
Added: 3rd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came across 20+ of these running across the road

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Mouse (Pretoria)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureCrustacean AtlasGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSeaKeysSouth African National Parks
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Location: Pretoria - Voortrekker Rd
Observed: 10th March 2017
Added: 3rd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

In a service manhole with a broken lid

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Flattypine

Flattypine
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: R44 E of Lamloch
Observed: 4th March 2017
Added: 3rd April 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Foraging rat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 30th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Mini Mouse

Mus minutoides - Pygmy mouse - Uitvlugt North 2017-03-25 1
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Location: Dinokeng North - Uitvlugt South
Observed: 25th March 2017
Added: 26th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Found crossing the gravel road. Luckily he allowed enough time to snatch a couple of pics before darting off.
Body length ± 50mm

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Tree Squirrel on ground level?

Tree Squirrel on ground level?
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Location: Mopani
Observed: 2nd April 2014
Added: 25th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Better than a sami!

Better than a sami!
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Location: Mopani
Observed: 1st April 2014
Added: 25th March 2017
Likely ID: Rodentia
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Don't know what was on the menu. Something with a long thin tail. Mouse or rat?

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Molerats

Molerats
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: Joostenberg Hill n side
Observed: 8th March 2017
Added: 25th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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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
Comments:0
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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
Comments:0
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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
Comments:0
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Field mouse -Jessica Goosen

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By: jessica.goosen..
Location: 2, Glenwood Ave
Observed: 18th March 2017
Added: 18th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Dug up - by whom?

Dug up
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: Brandvlei 3115_2525 -Skilderkrans
Observed: 27th February 2017
Added: 11th March 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Tree Squirrel

Tree Squirrel
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Location: Punda Maria
Observed: 31st March 2014
Added: 11th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Langstert muis

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By: Beneke74
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Wolfkloof/werf
Observed: 8th March 2017
Added: 10th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Found nearly dead in building. No known active rat stations present.

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Ground Squirrel

Ground Squirrel
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: Great Seacow Gat 3125_2610
Observed: 23rd February 2017
Added: 7th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Porcupine?

Porcupine
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: Spioenkop 3205_2545 - Plankfontein
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 7th March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Whose dung?

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By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Entumeni Nature Reserve
Observed: 10th November 2012
Added: 3rd March 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Ground Squirrel

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By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Rockcliffe Farm
Observed: 21st February 2017
Added: 22nd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Porcupine

Porcupine
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: Gifbol/Aandblom Trail Hantam
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Porcupine scratching

Porcupine scratching
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: Gifbol Trail Hantam
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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At last: Porcupine!

At last: Porcupine!
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: Porcupine Trail Hantam
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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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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Kgalagadi mouse

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter’s reputation in MammalsErnest Porter’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Kglalagadi
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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mole

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island Sedgefield
Observed: 30th December 2016
Added: 31st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Species with which Rodents (Rodentia) interacts