African Civet civettictis civetta

African Civet civettictis civetta is most likely in Murera but not yet observed. Nocturnal 

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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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Caracal Felis (Caracal) caracal

Caracal Felis (Caracal) caracal is a medium sized cat however and is fast enough to outrun and catch an ostrich, and strong enough to overpower it and kill it. The caracal has also been known to leap up into the air to successfully catch and kill flying birds. The caracals are excellent acrobats and can […]

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Greater Kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros

Greater Kudu Tragelaphus strepsiceros is rare in Kenya and Meru is one of the few places this graceful antelope is found. Humans have also destroyed woodland cover, which they use for their habitat and the elephants are good destroyers as well.

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Kenya lesser galago aka Bushbaby Galago senegalensis

Kenya Lesser galago Galago senegalensis

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Ichneumon (Egyptian) mongoose Herpestes ichneumon

Egyptian Mongoose Herpestes ichneumon live in shrub thickets, rocky areas, and small woodlands and forested areas within the savanna. These mammals prefer to live in forested areas near water. All mongooses are known for being talented snake killers

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Suni Neutragus moschatus

Suni Neutragus moschatus

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Leopard Panthera pardus

Leopard Panthera pardus is one of the Big 5 and usually the most elusive. Even the most legendary cat, the panther, has been seen here. It is the rare melanistic version, found in nearby Mt Kenya/ Aberdare. And we have one leopard regularly patrolling the camp. If you hear baboons this might be the reason, […]

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