Fringe-Eared Oryx Oryx Beisa callotis is found on the Kora side of Tana river.There is a short mane of brownish hair, as well as tufts of black hair above the hooves, at the end of the tail, and on the ears. It is from the last feature, unique among the various kinds of oryx, that […]Read More
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus is also called painted dog or Cape hunting dogs. These endangered canines closely resemble wolves in their pack-oriented social structure. One large hunting pack have recently been observed hunting in the park, see photo taken by Rhino River.
Large spotted genet genetta tigrina was found in Murera Springs, also known as Rusty-Spotted Genet, Blotched Genetm Cape Genet. Rarely seen as it is nocturnal. Genet Jackson is a famous blotched genet who used large mammals, like rhino and buffaloes as taxis.
African Wildcat Felis libyca A lot of Wild Cats have interbred with domestic cats across Africa and the gene pool is getting “watered down”. This is yet another thing that makes Meru so special. It is very raw and natural, and has not had too much destructive human influence. The African Wildcat is also a […]