The Wildebeest's guide to South Africa

Land Mammals of Southern Africa - A field guide

Cover of Land Mammals of Southern Africa - A field guide

Author: Reay HN Smithers - Illustrations by Clare Abbott

Number of pages: 229

Year published: 1986

Edition: 1st

Published by: Macmillan South Africa (Publishers) (Pty) Ltd

Hardcover

ISBN: 0 86954 268 0

Some of the subjects in this publication

Forest shrew - Page: 1
Long-tailed forest shrew - Page: 1
Swamp Musk Shrew - Page: 2
Least dwarf shrew - Page: 2
Greater Dwarf Shrew - Page: 2
Lesser red musk shrew - Page: 3
Greater red musk shrew - Page: 3
South African Hedgehog - Page: 4
Climbing Shrew - Page: 4
Giant golden mole - Page: 6
Cape Golden Mole - Page: 8
Yellow golden mole - Page: 8
Hottentot Golden Mole - Page: 9
Four-toed Sengi - Page: 10
Short-eared elephant shrew - Page: 10
Short-snouted Elephant Shrew - Page: 12
Bushveld sengi - Page: 12
Eastern rock sengi - Page: 13
Wahlbergs Epauletted Fruit Bat - Page: 16
Peterss Epauletted Fruit Bat - Page: 16
Egyptian Fruit Bat - Page: 18
Straw-coloured Fruit Bat - Page: 18
Sheath-tailed Bat - Page: 19
Bocages Fruit Bat - Page: 19
Mauritian tomb bat - Page: 20
Robertss flat-headed bat - Page: 22
Egyptian Tomb Bat - Page: 22
Little free-tailed bat - Page: 23
Midas Free-tailed Bat - Page: 23
Egyptian free-tailed bat - Page: 24
Schreibess Long-fingered Bat - Page: 26
Cape Serotine Bat - Page: 28
Banana Pipistrelle - Page: 28
African Yellow Bat - Page: 29
Cape Hairy Bat - Page: 29
Butterfly bat - Page: 30
Schlieffens bat - Page: 30
Damara Woolly Bat - Page: 32
Lesser Woolly Bat - Page: 32
Egyptian slit-faced bat - Page: 33
Large Slit-faced Bat - Page: 33
Hairy Slit-faced Bat - Page: 33
Greater Slit-faced Bat - Page: 34
Hildebrandts horseshoe bat - Page: 36
Dents horseshoe bat - Page: 38
Cape Horseshoe Bat - Page: 38
Geoffroys Horseshoe Bat - Page: 38
Commersons Leaf-nosed Bat - Page: 39
Sundevalls Roundleaf Bat - Page: 40
Percivals trident bat - Page: 40
Persian Leaf-nosed Bat - Page: 42
Thick-tailed Bushbaby - Page: 42
Lesser Bushbaby - Page: 44
Grants Lesser Bushbaby - Page: 45
Chacma Baboon - Page: 45
Samango Monkey - Page: 46
Vervet Monkey - Page: 46
Pangolin - Page: 48
Cape Hare - Page: 49
Scrub Hare - Page: 50
Smiths Red Rock Rabbit - Page: 52
Natal Red Rock Rabbit - Page: 52
Jamesons Red Rock Rabbit - Page: 54
Riverine Rabbit - Page: 54
Cape Dune Molerat - Page: 55
Rabbit - Page: 55
Namaqua Molerat - Page: 56
Common Molerat - Page: 56
Cape Molerat - Page: 58
Cape Porcupine - Page: 59
Springhare - Page: 60
Spectacled Dormouse - Page: 62
Woodland Dormouse - Page: 62
Sun Squirrel - Page: 63
Ground Squirrel - Page: 63
Striped Tree Squirrel - Page: 64
Red Squirrel - Page: 64
Tree Squirrel - Page: 66
Grey Squirrel - Page: 66
Greater Cane Rat - Page: 67
Lesser Cane Rat - Page: 67
Dassie Rat - Page: 68
Brants Whistling Rat - Page: 70
Angoni Vlei Rat - Page: 70
Ice Rat - Page: 72
Vlei Rat - Page: 72
Spiny Mouse - Page: 73
Grooved-toothed Rat - Page: 73
Four-striped Grass Mouse - Page: 74
Single-striped Grass Mouse - Page: 74
African marsh rat - Page: 76
Woosnams broad-headed mouse - Page: 76
House Mouse - Page: 78
Woodland Thicket Rat - Page: 78
Rudds Mouse - Page: 79
Pygmy Mouse - Page: 79
Tree Rat - Page: 80
Southern Multimammate Mouse - Page: 80
Namaqua Rock Mouse - Page: 81
Red rock rat - Page: 81
House Rat - Page: 82
Cape Short-eared Gerbil - Page: 82
Hairy-footed Gerbil - Page: 84
Bushveld Gerbil - Page: 84
Cape Gerbil - Page: 86
Highveld gerbil - Page: 86
White-tailed rat - Page: 87
Pygmy rock mouse - Page: 87
Giant Rat - Page: 88
Pouched Mouse - Page: 88
Grey Climbing Mouse - Page: 90
Long-eared Mouse - Page: 90
Chestnut Climbing Mouse - Page: 92
Brants Climbing Mouse - Page: 92
Fat Mouse - Page: 93
Aardwolf - Page: 94
Brown Hyena - Page: 94
Spotted Hyena - Page: 95
Cheetah - Page: 98
Lion - Page: 100
Leopard - Page: 100
Caracal - Page: 101
Wild Cat - Page: 102
Black-footed Cat - Page: 104
Serval - Page: 105
Bat-eared Fox - Page: 105
Black-backed Jackal - Page: 106
Side-striped Jackal - Page: 108
Cape Fox - Page: 109
Wild Dog - Page: 109
Cape Clawless Otter - Page: 110
Spotted-necked Otter - Page: 112
Striped Weasel - Page: 113
Striped Polecat - Page: 113
Honey Badger - Page: 114
Lesser Spotted Genet - Page: 115
Large-spotted Genet - Page: 116
Civet - Page: 118
Suricate - Page: 120
Bushy-tailed Mongoose - Page: 121
Selouss Mongoose - Page: 121
Yellow Mongoose - Page: 122
Large Grey Mongoose - Page: 122
Slender Mongoose - Page: 124
Small Grey Mongoose - Page: 125
Mellers Mongoose - Page: 125
White-tailed mongoose - Page: 126
Water Mongoose - Page: 128
Banded Mongoose - Page: 129
Dwarf Mongoose - Page: 130
Aardvark - Page: 131
African Elephant - Page: 132
Rock Hyrax - Page: 135
Kaokoveld Rock Dassie - Page: 135
Tree Hyrax - Page: 136
Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax - Page: 136
Black Rhino - Page: 138
White Rhino - Page: 139
Cape Mountain Zebra - Page: 142
Hartmanns Mountain Zebra - Page: 143
Burchells Zebra - Page: 143
Bush Pig - Page: 146
Warthog - Page: 147
Hippopotamus - Page: 150
Giraffe - Page: 151
Black Wildebeest - Page: 154
European Fallow Deer - Page: 154
Blue Wildebeest - Page: 156
Lichtensteins Hartebeest - Page: 158
Red Hartebeest - Page: 159
Bontebok - Page: 162
Blesbok - Page: 163
Tsessebe - Page: 164
Blue Duiker - Page: 166
Red Duiker - Page: 167
Common Duiker - Page: 167
Springbok - Page: 170
Klipspringer - Page: 172
Damara Dik-Dik - Page: 173
Oribi - Page: 174
Steenbok - Page: 176
Cape Grysbok - Page: 177
Sharpes Grysbok - Page: 178
Suni - Page: 180
Impala - Page: 181
Himolayan Tahr - Page: 184
Grey Rhebuck - Page: 184
Roan Antelope - Page: 185
Gemsbok - Page: 186
Sable Antelope - Page: 188
Cape Buffalo - Page: 189
Kudu - Page: 190
Sitatunga - Page: 192
Nyala - Page: 193
Bushbuck - Page: 196
Eland - Page: 198
Reedbuck - Page: 199
Mountain Reedbuck - Page: 200
Waterbuck - Page: 202
Red Lechwe - Page: 203
Puku - Page: 204

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