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Mammals

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Why do so many people travel to Namibia? One key reason is certainly the country's outstanding wildlife. There are 192 mammal species in Namibia, of which 1 is critically endangered, 4 are endangered, 5 are vulnerable, and 7 are near-threatened.

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Aardvark

Aardvark

Introduction: The unorthodox looking aardvark (Orycteropus afer) is a mammal that lives in the ground and eats ants and termites. During the 1600's, Dutch settlers in Southe... read more > >
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Bats

Bats

Microchiroptera (small bats or microbats) ALOE SEROTINE BAT Introduction: The Aloe serotine bat (Neoromicia zuluensis) is the smallest of Namibia's 3 species of ser... read more > >
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Black Faced Impala

Black Faced Impala

Introduction: The black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) is a sub-species of the common impala originally from the north west of Namibia, introduced to Etosha National ... read more > >
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Black Wildebeest

Black Wildebeest

Introduction: Black Wildebeest have a dark brown to black body, an erect mane and a long whitish tail. Both sexes have heavy, forward curving horns. Bulls measure 1.2 metres at ... read more > >
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Blesbok

Blesbok

Introduction: Physically, rams and ewes are remarkably similar. A characteristic of the Blesbok is the prominent white blaze on the face and a horizontal brown strip which divid... read more > >
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Blue Wildebeest

Blue Wildebeest

Introduction: Both sexes grow short curved horns. In adult bulls the horns are heavily bossed. Seasonal migration was an optimised survival strategy which allowed the effective ... read more > >
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Burchells Zebra

Burchells Zebra

Introduction: The Burchell’s Zebra lives in small family units, which typically consist of one stallion and one mare with their foals. Non-breeding stallions occur in bach... read more > >
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Bushbabies, Baboons and Monkeys

Bushbabies, Baboons and Monkeys

BUSHBABIES Introduction: The lesser Bushbaby (Galago senegalensis) is named due to its wailing cry, a sound which is often heard at night in woodland areas. They are renown... read more > >
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Bushbuck

Bushbuck

Introduction: The bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus) is so called because it indicates the type of habitat that it is associated with. They are normally found in riverine or other ... read more > >
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Common Duiker

Common Duiker

Introduction: The common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) gets its name from the way they make off and zigzag when they are disturbed, in a series of plunging jumps as they dive for ... read more > >
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Damara Dik-dik

Damara Dik-dik

Introduction: The Damara dik-dik (Madoqua kirkii) is one of Africa's smallest antelopes and a protected species in Namibia. Although they are regularly seen alone, they mate... read more > >
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Dassie

Dassie

YELLOW-SPOTTED ROCK DASSIE Introduction: The yellow-spotted rock dassie (Heterohyrax brucei) refers to the colour of the hair on the dorsal gland, which in the rock dassie ... read more > >
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Eland

Eland

Introduction: The name eland (Taurotragus oryx) is borrowed from the Dutch and means elk. They are the largest African antelope and both sexes have distinctive heavy, spirally t... read more > >
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Gemsbok (oryx)

Gemsbok (oryx)

Introduction: The Oryx (Oryx gazella) found in Southern Africa is often known by its Afrikaans name - Gemsbok, of which the origins are unknown. They are found all over Namibia ... read more > >
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Giraffe

Giraffe

Introduction: The giraffe is the tallest of all animals and the name is derived from the Arabic zarafah (the one who walks quickly). The giraffe gets its great height from its l... read more > >
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Hares & Rabbits

Hares & Rabbits

HARES CAPE HARE Introduction: The Cape hare (Lepus capensis) was originally named from the Cape of Good Hope, but are widely distributed on the African continent. They... read more > >
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Hartmanns Mountain Zebra

Hartmanns Mountain Zebra

Introduction: The name Hartmann's has been retained for this subspecies to distinguish it from the Cape mountain zebra. They are slightly larger than the Cape zebra. Other c... read more > >
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Hippopotamus

Hippopotamus

Introduction: The origin of the name hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) comes from the Greek 'water or river horse'. This comes as no surprise as they are strong and ... read more > >
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Impala

Impala

Introduction: Impala (Aepyceros melampus) favour woodlands sheltering an undergrowth of grass or shrubs. They are seldom far away from water, hence their Namibian distribution p... read more > >
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Klipspringer

Klipspringer

Introduction: The klipspringer (Oreotragus) is one of nature's most unique creatures, notably in 2 variations not found in any other species of antelope. The first is the ho... read more > >
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Kudu

Kudu

Introduction: The greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) is the second tallest antelope on the continent and bulls bear long, spiral horns which reach record lengths of up to 1... read more > >
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Pangolin

Pangolin

Introduction: The pangolin (Manis temminckii) are sometimes known as scaly-anteaters because they are covered with large rounded scales over the back and tail, with hair only ar... read more > >
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Pigs & Warthogs

Pigs & Warthogs

BUSHPIG Introduction: The bushpig (Potamochoerus porcus) belongs to the Order Artiodactyla, or hoofed herbivorous mammals, the same as the warthog. There are some similarit... read more > >
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Red Hartebeest

Red Hartebeest

Introduction: Red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus) have an excellent sense of smell and hearing, but their sense of sight is poor. When alarmed, they tend to mill about in see... read more > >
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Red Lechwe

Red Lechwe

Introduction: Red lechwe (Kobus leche) are a medium-sized antelope that are rarely found more than 2 or 3km from permanent water. After the sitatunga, the lechwe is the most wat... read more > >
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Reedbuck

Reedbuck

Introduction: Reedbuck (Redunca arundinum) can be difficult to spot due to their nocturnal habits and a social behavior of living in monogamous pairs, as opposed to larger herds... read more > >
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Roan Antelope

Roan Antelope

Introduction: The roan (Hippotragus equinus) is a very large antelope, only surpassed in size by the eland. The name refers to its general colour and it is considered an endange... read more > >
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Rodents

Rodents

ROCK DORMOUSE Introduction: Little or no studies have been carried out on the rock dormouse (Graphiurus platyops). A distinguishing feature is their flattened skull and the... read more > >
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Sable Antelope

Sable Antelope

Introduction: The sable (Hippotragus niger) is less robustly built and lighter in mass than their close relatives the roan. It is a horse-like antelope with a long mane and easi... read more > >
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Shrews, Hedgehog & Moles

Shrews, Hedgehog & Moles

ELEPHANT SHREWS Elephant shrews (not actually shrews) and found mainly in sub-Saharan Africa. Characteristics including long snouts and herbivorous dental structures, separ... read more > >
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Sitatunga

Sitatunga

Introduction: Sitatunga (Tragelaphus spekei) are an elusive, semi-aquatic antelope that spend the greater part of their lives in dense papyrus and reed beds in swamp areas in wa... read more > >
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Springbok

Springbok

Introduction: The springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) is the most common antelope in Namibia, and you will see huge herds of them on both commercial farmland and in designated ga... read more > >
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Sqirrels & Suricates

Sqirrels & Suricates

These small non-game animals live in burrows, either in colonies or small families. They all forage during daytime. Some species, like the tree squirrel, although they live in g... read more > >
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Steenbok

Steenbok

Introduction: The steenbok (Raphicerus campestris) is one of the most common species of antelope Namibia, partly due to the fact that during the dryer winter months it forages a... read more > >
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Tsessebe

Tsessebe

Introduction: The Tsessebe (Damaliscus lunatus) is a large antelope with a distinctive sloping back. The name comes from the Tswana language for the species. They are gregarious... read more > >
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Waterbuck

Waterbuck

Introduction: The waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) is a large antelope and as the name suggests, they are associated with water. They will even take up residence in areas where ... read more > >
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