Observations in the Order: Ruminantia

Common Name: Ruminates

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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Giraffe (Tbzim)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Thabazimbi - Khaya Kwa
Observed: 21st July 2016
Added: 27th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Blue Wildebeest (MNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Marakele NP - Big 5 side
Observed: 19th July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Kudu

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 20th July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Greater Kudu (MNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Marakele NP - Big 5 side
Observed: 19th July 2016
Added: 26th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Buffalo

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Location: Kruger National Park
Observed: 3rd June 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Buffalo resting, with Cattle Egret in attendance

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Impala (MNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Marakele NP - Office side
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 25th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Giraffe (R511)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R511 (2)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Dining Duiker

SAM_0044 (2) [Common Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)]
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Location: Helderberg, Picnic Lawns
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Greater Kudu (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (14)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Kudu

Tragelaphus strepsiceros.kudu female.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Kudus have bluish-grey coats. They have vertical white stripes along their torso. Females do not have horns.The bulls have large manes running along their throats, and large horns with two and a half twists which diverge slightly as they slant back from the head.

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Giraffe (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (14)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Greater Kudu (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (13)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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White face (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (12)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Impala (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (12)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Eland

Taurotragus oryx.Eland.mw
By: outrampsmarge
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersOutramps
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Large spiral-horned antelopes. Tan coloured with a short mane, and a dewlap

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Grey Rhebok

Pelea capreolus.Grey rhebok.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

A medium-sized antelope with a long neck, narrow ears, and straight, sharp horns in the male. The horns are ringed at the base. The coat is short and dense and coloured in various shades of grey.

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Gemsbok

Oryx gazella.gemsbok.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Large antelope brownish-grey in colour, with lighter patches toward the bottom rear of the rump. Their tails are long and black in colour. A blackish stripe extends from the chin down the lower edge of the neck, through the juncture of the shoulder and leg along the lower flank of each side. Their legs have white 'socks' with a black patch on the front of both the front legs, and both genders have long, straight horns.

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I'm a Gnu

Connochaetes gnou.Gnu_.Black Wildebeest.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Large bovine animal. It is characterised by its white, long, horse-like tail. It also has a dark brown to black coat and long, dark-coloured hair between its forelegs and under its belly, and heavy, forward curving horns.

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Springbok

Antidorcas marsupialis.Springbok.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Medium sized antelope. Both sexes have a pair of black, horns that curve backward. It has a white face, a dark stripe running from the eyes to the mouth, a light brown coat marked by a reddish brown stripe that runs from the upper foreleg to the buttocks across the flanks, and a white rump flap

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Red Hartebeest

Alcelaphus buselaphus red hartebeest.mw
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A large African antelope It has with black markings contrasting against its white abdomen and behind. It has a long face , with complex curving horns joined at the base

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Blesbok

Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi.Blesbok.Mountain zebra NP.25062016.mw_.007
By: outrampsmarge
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 25th June 2016
Added: 23rd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

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 on the face and a horizontal brown strip which divides this blaze above the eyes. Body colour is brown with a lighter-coloured saddle on the back, Both sexes carry horns, ringed almost to the tip.

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Impala (R516)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R516 (2)
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Impala

Impala
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Swaziland-Grid 2231DC
Observed: 8th August 2009
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Swaziland: 2009 Survey

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Bokkie

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By: sue marsden
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 21st July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Photo and observation credit: Gonny Houtsma

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White blesbok (N3)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N3 (1)
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Eating in front of the camera

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Wedderwill Game Park
Observed: 12th June 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Bovinae dung

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: Belvedere Plantation
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Hartebeest

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Wedderwill Game Park
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 15th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Bontebok

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By: NikolaNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in MammalsNikola’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Wedderwill Game Park
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 15th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Elande

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Location: Parys, South Africa
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 13th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:2
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