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185
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581
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45
 
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Mammal list

This is a list of all the wild mammals we’ve seen on our trip, at least all those we’ve been able to identify.

# Species Country Location Notes
1 Chacma baboon SA Marrick Safari, Augrabies Troop watches us hiking in Augrabies
2 Bat-eared fox SA Kgaligadi A pair at dusk
3 Black-backed jackal SA Kgaligadi, Marrick Common in Kgalagadi
4 Honey badger SA Kgaligadi One foraging at midday
5 Small spotted cat SA Marrick Safari Single night viewing
6 Yellow mongoose SA Kgaligadi, Marrick Common in Kgalagadi camps
7 Slender mongoose SA Kgaligadi One very red one
8 Aardwolf SA Marrick Safari Four in one night drive
9 Spotted hyena SA Kgaligadi Hanging around Mata Mata camp
10 Cheetah SA Kgaligadi A trio hunting, and solitary resting
11 Lion SA Kgaligadi Two males, and a male + female pair
12 Common warthog SA Marrick Safari
13 Aardvark SA Marrick Safari One on a night drive, briefly
14 Plains zebra SA Marrick Safari
15 Blue wildebeest SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
16 Black wildebeest SA Marrick Safari
17 Giraffe SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
18 Red haartebeest SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
19 Grey duiker SA Marrick Safari
20 Springbok SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
21 Steenbok SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
22 Gemsbok SA Kgaligadi, Marrick aka Oryx
23 Greater kudu SA Marrick Safari
24 Waterbuck SA Marrick Safari Fine male plus ladies
25 Scrub hare SA Marrick Safari
26 Cape hare SA Marrick Safari
27 Spring hare SA Marrick Safari
28 Ground squirrel SA Kgaligadi, Marrick
29 Porcupine SA Marrick Safari Three in one night drive
30 Suricate SA Kgaligadi Morning view of tribe on watch
31 Rock dassie SA Augrabies Very common at the Falls
32 Klipspringer SA Augrabies
33 Eland SA Augrabies One female, two males
34 Vervet monkey SA Augrabies Troop near camp
35 Southern right whale SA Cape Peninsula Breaching near Simon’s Town
36 Cape grey mongoose SA Kirstenbosch In the flowerbed!
37 Bontebok SA Cape Point
38 Cape fur seal SA Kalk Bay
39 Common dolphin SA Simon’s Town Attacking a bait ball
40 Humpback whale SA Hermanus On whale watching boat trip
41 Grey rhebok SA De Hoop aka Vaal Rhebok
42 Mountain zebra SA De Hoop
43 Bushbuck SA De Hoop
44 Mountain reedbuck SA Great Karoo
45 Black rhinoceros SA Mountain Zebra NP Distant sighting of mum and young
46 Reedbuck SA Tillietudlem
47 Spotted necked otter SA Tillietudlem A group of four on the top dam, and two on the big dam
48 Oribi SA Tillietudlem
49 Hippopotamus SA Blyde River Canyon
50 White rhinoceros SA Kruger, Lower Sabie
51 Elephant SA Kruger, Lower Sabie
52 White-tailed mongoose SA Kruger, Lower Sabie Night drive
53 Banded mongoose SA Kruger, Olifants
54 Tree squirrel SA Kruger, Olifants Around camp
55 Small-spotted genet SA Kruger, Punda Maria
56 Sharpe’s grysbok SA Kruger, Punda Maria
57 Nyala SA Kruger, Punda Maria
58 Four-striped grass mouse SA Drakensberg
59 Angoni vleirat SA Drakensberg
60 Buffalo SA Kruger, Lower Sabie
61 Tsessebe SA Kruger, Punda Maria
62 Leopard SA Kruger, near Letaba Resting in the daytime
63 Impala SA Kruger Very common in Kruger
64 Western tufted rat Madagascar Ankarafantsika Night walk at Ampijoroa
65 Golden-brown mouse lemur Madagascar Ankarafantsika Night walk at Ampijoroa
66 Mongoose lemur Madagascar Ankarafantsika Night walk at Ampijoroa
67 Common brown lemur Madagascar Ankarafantsika Troop on a day walk
68 Western avahi (woolly lemur) Madagascar Ankarafantsika Quiescent on a day walk
69 Coquerel’s sifaka Madagascar Ankarafantsika In camp and on day walks
70 Fat-tailed dwarf lemur Madagascar Ankarafantsika Night walk at Ampijoroa
71 Maurtian Tomb Bat Madagascar Ankarafantsika Roosting in camp
72 Milne-Edward’s sportive lemur Madagascar Ankarafantsika Sleeping, on a day
73 Goodman’s mouse lemur Madagascar Andasibe Night walk
74 Eastern avahi (woolly lemur) Madagascar Andasibe Night walk
75 Diademed sifaka Madagascar Andasibe
76 Indri Madagascar Andasibe
77 Furry-eared dwarf lemur Madagascar Andasibe Night walk
78 Black and white ruffed lemur Madagascar Matadia
79 Lowland streaked tenrec Madagascar Matadia On lemur island!
80 Eastern red forest rat Madagascar Ranomafana
81 Brown mouse lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
82 Greater dwarf lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
83 Golden bamboo lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
84 Greater bamboo lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
85 Red-bellied lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
86 Red-fronted brown lemur Madagascar Ranomafana
87 Milne-Edward’s sifaka Madagascar Ranomafana
88 Rhesus macaque Nepal Kathmandu Swayambhunath
89 Chital Nepal Kathmandu Pashupatinath
90 Tibetan gazelle Tibet Near Gyantse Ralung monastery
91 Himalayan pica Tibet Near Gyantse Ralung monastery
92 Small indian mongoose Nepal Bardia Changu Narayan
93 Orange-bellied himalayan squirrel Nepal Poon Hill
94 Nepal grey langur Nepal Poon Hill
95 Swamp deer Nepal Bardia
96 Hog deer Nepal Bardia
97 Asian elephant Nepal Bardia
98 Smooth-coated otter Nepal Bardia
99 Wild boar Nepal Bardia
100 Terai grey langur Nepal Bardia
101 Asian one-horned rhinoceros Nepal Bardia
102 Barking deer Nepal Bardia
103 Himalayan tahr Nepal Langtang
104 Mupin pika Nepal Langtang
105 Dusky langur Thailand Hala Bala
106 Variable squirrel Thailand Ayutthaya
107 Lesser horseshoe bat Thailand Tham Lod
108 Plantain squirrel Thailand Hala Bala
109 Long-tailed macaque Thailand Hala Bala
110 Sunda slow loris Thailand Hala Bala
111 Sunda colugo Thailand Hala Bala
112 Red giant flying squirrel Thailand Hala Bala
113 Small-toothed palm civet Thailand Hala Bala
114 Common palm civet Thailand Hala Bala
115 Agile gibbon Thailand Hala Bala
116 Oriental small-clawed otter Thailand Hala Bala
117 White-thighed langur Thailand Hala Bala
118 Hairy-nosed otter Thailand Hala Bala
119 Southern pig-tailed macaque Thailand Khao Sok
120 Gaur Thailand Khao Sok
121 Sambar Thailand Khao Sok
122 Red muntjac Thailand Khao Sok
123 Sunda pangolin Thailand Khao Sok
124 Indomalayan niviventer Thailand Ko Surin
125 Sunda short-nosed fruit bat Thailand Ko Yao Noi
126 Island flying fox Thailand Ko Yao Noi
127 Black giant squirrel Malaysia Penang NP
128 Sunda black-striped squirrel Malaysia Langkawi
129 White-handed gibbon Thailand Khao Sok
130 Lyle’s flying fox Cambodia Near Battambang
131 Great roundleaf bat Malaysia Langkawi, Killim geopark
132 Intermediate roundleaf bat Malaysia Langkawi, Killim geopark
133 Cave nectar bat Indonesia Goa Lawah temple, Bali
134 Grey fruit bat Indonesia Goa Lawah temple, Bali
135 Water buffalo Indonesia Rinca island
136 Timor deer Indonesia Pulau Menjangan, Bali Barat NP
137 Common wallaroo (Euro) Australia Shark bay
138 Indo-pacific bottlenose dolphin Australia Shark bay
139 Dugong Australia Shark bay
140 Quokka Australia Rottnest Island
141 Common brush-tailed possum Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
142 Western grey kangaroo Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
143 Brush-tailed phascogale Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
144 Tammar wallaby Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
145 Western quoll (chuditch) Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
146 Woylie Australia Perup nature reserve, WA
147 Red kangaroo Australia Shark bay
148 New Zealand fur seal New Zealand Doubtful Sound
149 Hooker’s sealions New Zealand Catlins coast
150 Sperm whale New Zealand Kaikoura
151 Dusky dolphin New Zealand Kaikoura
152 Hector’s dolphin New Zealand Queen Charlotte Sound
153 Grey-headed flying foxes Australia Sydney Botanic Gardens
154 Tasmanian pademelon Australia Mount Field NP, Tasmania
155 Eastern quoll Australia Mount Field NP, Tasmania
156 Common wombat Australia Loongana, Tasmania
157 Platypus Australia Loongana, Tasmania
158 Bennet’s wallaby Australia Loongana, Tasmania
159 Tasmanian devil Australia Loongana, Tasmania
160 Spotted-tailed quoll Australia Loongana, Tasmania
161 Common ringtail possum Australia Loongana, Tasmania
162 Forrester kangaroo Australia Narawntapu NP, Tasmania Tasmanian sub-species of Eastern Grey Kangaroo
163 Tasmanian bettong Australia Near Bridport, Tasmania
164 Southern brown bandicoot Australia Mole Creek Guest House, Tasmania
165 Koala Australia Kennet River, Victoria
166 Black (swamp) wallaby Australia Port Fairy, Victoria
167 Agile antechinus Australia Tower Hill Reserve, Victoria
168 Red fox Australia Melba Gully, Victoria
169 Red deer Australia Halls Gap, Victoria
170 European rabbit Australia Everywhere
171 House mouse Australia Kangaroo Island
172 Short-beaked echidna Australia Kangaroo Island Hanson Bay Rd and the main road near Kelly Hill
173 Australian fur seal Australia Kangaroo Island Amongst NZ fur seals at Admiral’s Arch
174 Australian sealion Australia Kangaroo Island
175 Yellow-footed rock wallaby Australia Warren Gorge, SA Also Brachina Gorge drive, bottom half
176 Water rat Australia Torrens River, Adelaide Right by the bridge near the zoo
177 Dromedary Australia Near Uluru, NT
178 Spinifex hopping-mouse Australia Curtin Springs, NT
179 Brumby Australia Mereenie Loop, NT Feral
180 Dingo Australia Mereenie Loop, NT
181 Black-footed rock wallaby Australia Heavitree Gap, NT
182 Sugar glider Australia Royal National Park, NSW Lady Carrington Drive
183 South American sealion Chile Chiloe Ferry crossing
184 Marine otter Chile Chepu, Chiloe
185 Southern pudu Chile Chepu, Chiloe
186 Coypu Chile Chepu, Chiloe
187 Southern river otter Chile Chepu, Chiloe
188 Chilean dolphin Chile Castro, Chiloe Castro harbour
189 Olive grass mouse Chile Chiloe Four crossing Ruta 5 in half a kilometer
190 Peale’s dolphin Chile Chiloe Ferry crossing
191 Vicuna Peru Aguada de Blanca y Salina
192 Northern viscacha Peru Aguada de Blanca y Salina
193 Guanaco Chile Parque Nacional Lauca Near Putre
194 Bolivian greater mouse Chile Parque Nacional Lauca
195 Kalinowaki’s Agouti Peru Jardin de Mandor
196 Mountain viscacha Chile Parque Nacional Lauca At Las Cuevas
197 Culpeo fox Chile El Tatio In the secret viscacha valley
198 Black agouti Ecuador Sacha Lodge
199 Black-mantle tamarin Ecuador Sacha Lodge
200 Brown-throated three-toed sloth Ecuador Sacha Lodge
201 Red howler monkey Ecuador Sacha Lodge
202 Pygmy marmoset Ecuador Sacha Lodge
203 Common squirrel monkey Ecuador Sacha Lodge
204 White-fronted capuchin monkey Ecuador Sacha Lodge
205 Night monkey Ecuador Sacha Lodge
206 Monk saki Ecuador Yasuni National Park
207 South American coati mundi Ecuador Yasuni National Park
208 Paca Ecuador Yasuni National Park
209 Green acouchy Ecuador Sacha Lodge
210 White-lined sac-winged bat Ecuador Sacha Lodge
211 Galapagos sealion Ecuador Galapagos
212 Santa Fe rice rat Ecuador Santa Fe, Galapagos
213 Red-tailed squirrel Ecuador Mindo
Anderson’s four-eyed opossum Ecuador Mindo

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