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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Cape Clawless Otter Cape Clawless Otter

African Clawless Otter Cape Clawless Otter

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Common Waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus

Ellips, not Defassa

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Bat eared Fox Otocyon magalotis

Bat-eared Fox Otocyon magalotis

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Eastern Tree Hyrax Dendrohyrax arboreus

Eastern Tree Hyrax Dendrohyrax arboreus is a small nocturnal mammal that is distantly related to elephants and sea cows.

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Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis

Olive Baboon Papio cynocephalus anubis eats almost everything, here a Dik-dik. From National Geographic. We noticed that the ‘olive baboons’ of Meru NP exhibit some of the pelage traits of yellow baboon, and that the ‘yellow baboons’ of Kora NP and Mwingi NR exhibit some of the pelage traits of olive baboon. This is not […]

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Bush Pig Potamochoerus larvatus

Bushpig Potamochoerus larvatus

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spotted hyena crocuta crocuta

Spotted Hyena crocuta crocuta is not so common as in other parks. Usually singles and not as the large packs seen in other parks except in Kora where they are thriving on poached elephants..

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