Oribi Ourebia ourebi

Oribi Ourebia ourebi is one of many similar looking small antelopes. Look careful as both Oribi and Bohor Reedbuck have beem observed close to each other during the same game drive.

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Kirk’s Dik-Dik Madoqua kirkii

Kirk’s Dik-Dik Madoqua kirkii is fairly common and probably the main food source for many of the smaller carnivores.

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Günthers Dik-Dik Madoqua guentheri

Günther’s dik-dik Madoqua guentheri is very similar to Kirk’s. Not yet confirmed, but it should exist.

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Common Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia

Common Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia

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Blue Duiker Cephalophus monticola

Blue Duiker Cephalophus monticola

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Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius

Common Hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius

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Reticulated Giraffe Giraffe camelopardalis reticulata

Reticulated Giraffe Giraffe camelopardalis reticulata The spots on Masai and reticulated giraffes are vastly different. Masai giraffes have rather unpredictable, very deep brown spots that closely resemble oak leave. These ragged spots are a major contrast to those of reticulated giraffes, which are slightly lighter brown in color and shaped very similarly to polygons — […]

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Bush Pig Potamochoerus larvatus

Bushpig Potamochoerus larvatus

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Desert Warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus

Desert warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus was until recently one of the most poorly known and neglected large non-forest mammals in Africa with almost no information available regarding behaviour or ecology. But surely a warthog is a warthog and the suggestion of a second species is just a manifestation of creative taxonomy; yet on further scrutiny it […]

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Common Warthog Phacochoerus africanus

Common Warthog Phacochoerus africanus is one of 2 warthog species found in Meru. More info on the different warthogs in Meru by NatGeo.

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