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Mammal List

Carnivores:  A carnivoremeaning ‘meat eater’ (Latin, carne meaning ‘flesh’ and vorare meaning ‘to devour’) is an organism that derives its energy and nutrient requirements from a diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal tissue, whether through predation or scavenging.

Caracal (Lynx, Rooikat)
Large-spotted Genet
Small-spotted Genet
Honey Badger
Cape Grey Mongoose
Large Grey Mongoose
Otter Cape (African) Clawless Otter

Insectivores: Any of various small, principally nocturnal mammals of the order Insectivora, characteristically feeding chiefly on insects and including the shrews, moles, and hedgehogs.

Forest Shrew
Golden Mole

Lagomorph: Any member of the mammalian order made up of the relatively well-known rabbits and hares (family Leporidae) and also the less frequently encountered pikas (family Ochotonidae).

Scrub Hare

Primate: A mammal of the order Primates, which includes the anthropoids and prosimians, characterized by refined development of the hands and feet, a shortened snout, and a large brain.

Vervet Monkey

Rodents: Rodentia is the order of mammals known as rodents, characterised by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws which must be kept short by gnawing.

Four-striped Grass Mouse
Grey Climbing Mouse
Natal Multimammate Mouse
Vlei Rat

Ungulates: Ungulates are several groups of mammals, most of which use the tips of their toes, usually hoofed, to sustain their whole body weight while moving. The term means, roughly, “being hoofed” or “hoofed animal”.

Cape Grysbok
Common (Grey) Duiker

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