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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Old Skull

SAM_9179 (2)
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Location: Test Site
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 12th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

I found this skull and a number of other bones from a small buck while walking our first capture site.

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Geelbek Eland

SAM_9097 (2) Eland (Taurotragus oryx subsp. oryx)
By: Jeffrey GroenewaldJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in MammalsJeffrey Groenewald’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Geelbek Area
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 12th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

The friendly locals wishing us well with our day of field experiments. Given that I crossed paths with the Eland almost every morning that I went jogging, I am very glad they were such amiable neighbors.

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Klippies

Klippies
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Kromme River walk in
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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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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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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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Springbok

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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
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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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Springbok

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

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By: Alex Dreyer
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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
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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
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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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Albino Oryx

Gemsbok (Albino)
By: Turnjay
Location: Klein Aus Vista Namibia
Observed: 12th July 2015
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

These Oryx were seen at Klein Aus. I've not seen references to Albino Oryx before, how common Is Albinism in Gemsbok? Parents had normal colouring

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Reedbuck

Reedbuck  Redunca arundinum subsp. arundinum
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Red Duiker

Red Duiker
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Queueing for water in the drought ...

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Cape Columbine lighthouse, West Coast Peninsula
Observed: 12th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

The steenbok knew where there was a small leaking pipe ...
He was soon joined by some patient francolin ...
And then more [and more and more!] little birds ...

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Long gone steenbok

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Cape Columbine Nature Reserve
Observed: 12th January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

Can anyone ID the lichen?

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Duiker?

Duiker?
By: SandveldSandveld’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Skulpiesbay NR
Observed: 10th January 2016
Added: 14th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Are these tiny, shiny-black droppings from a Duiker?

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Bontebok on the Beach

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 13th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Buntböcke

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By: Rolf T BorlinghausRolf T Borlinghaus’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Tygerberg
Observed: 4th December 2015
Added: 13th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

I like those auriculas.

Presumably, the yellow mark at the buck's horn is his ID-card?

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Swartrivier Road buck

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Location: Swartrivier Road
Observed: 10th January 2016
Added: 10th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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The resident elands

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Cape Point, Cape Point Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 10th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Dead sheep

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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: 8th January 2016
Added: 9th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Steenbok dung

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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: 8th January 2016
Added: 8th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Dead sheep

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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: 8th January 2016
Added: 8th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Injured Bontebok

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Cape Point Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th December 2015
Added: 3rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Swollen hind leg.
Recently burnt area.

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Red Duiker feeding

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 3rd January 2016
Added: 3rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

The red duiker was feeding on fruit of Bridelia that had fallen on the road. Like most of the tiny forest antelope they feed to a large extent on food that has fallen from the canopy

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Eland

Eland
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: De Hoop road to Koppie Alleen
Observed: 27th December 2015
Added: 3rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Young veld - this seasons burn

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Waterbuck?

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Location: Medike
Observed: 17th October 2015
Added: 2nd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Gemsbok

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Location: Mapungubwe
Observed: 15th October 2015
Added: 2nd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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