Mammals of the Kruger National Park - Class Mammalia

The Kruger National Park is one of the premier game-watching destinations in the world with a list of approximately 147 mammal species. It is possible to see all the classical African big game, including elephant, black and white rhino, hippopotamus, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, warthog and many antelope species. Large carnivores of the Kruger National Park include lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and spotted hyaena. There are also many smaller mammals equally enticing species. A checklist of the most visual species follows:

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Mammal species found in the Kruger National Park:

Common Family Alphabetical Common Name Alphabetical
Aardvark
Aardwolf
Antelope Roan
Antelope Sable
Baboon Chacma
Badger Honey
Bat Epauletted, Peter's
Bat Epauletted, Wahlberg's
Bat Free-tailed, Angolan
Bat Free-tailed, Little
Bat Tomb, Mauritian
Buffalo
Bushbaby Lesser
Bushbaby Thick-tailed
Bushbuck
Bushpig
Cane-Rat Greater
Caracal
Cat Wild, African
Cheetah
Civet
Dassie Rock
Dassie Rock Yellow-spotted
Dog Wild
Duiker Common
Duiker Red
Eland
Elephant African
Fox Bat-eared
Genet Large-spotted
Genet Small-spotted
Giraffe
Grysbok Sharpe's
Hare Cape
Hare Red, Natal
Hare Scrub
Hartebeest Lichtenstein's
Hippopotamus
Hyaena Spotted
Impala
Jackal Black-backed
Jackal Side-striped
Klipspringer
Kudu
Leopard
Lion
Mongoose Banded
Mongoose Dwarf
Mongoose Grey, Large
Mongoose Meller's
Mongoose Selous's
Mongoose Slender
Mongoose Water
Mongoose White-tailed
Monkey Samango
Monkey Vervet
Mouse Multimammate, Natal
Nyala
Oribi
Otter cape, Clawless
Pangolin
Polecat Striped
Porcupine
Reedbuck Common
Reedbuck Mountain
Rhebok Grey
Rhinoceros Black
Rhinoceros White
Serval
Springhare
Squirrel Tree
Steenbok
Suni
Tsessebe
Warthog
Waterbuck
Wildebeest Blue
Zebra Burchell's
Aardvark
Aardwolf
African Wild Cat
African Elephant
Angolan Free-tailed Bat
Banded Mongoose
Bat-eared Fox
Black Rhinoceros
Black-backed Jackal
Blue Wildebeest
Buffalo
Burchell's Zebra
Bushbuck
Bushpig
Cape Clawless Otter
Cape Hare
Caracal
Chacma Baboon
Cheetah
Civet
Common Duiker
Common Reedbuck
Dwarf Mongoose
Eland
Giraffe
Greater Cane-Rat
Grey Rhebok
Hippopotamus
Honey Badger
Impala
Klipspringer
Kudu
Large Grey Mongoose
Large-spotted Genet
Leopard
Lesser Bushbaby
Lichtenstein's Hartebeest
Lion
Little Free-tailed Bat
Mauritian Tomb Bat
Meller's Mongoose
Mountain Reedbuck
Natal Multimammate Mouse
Natal Red Hare
Nyala
Oribi
Pangolin
Peter's Epauletted Bat
Porcupine
Red Duiker
Roan Antelope
Rock Dassie
Sable Antelope
Samango Monkey
Scrub Hare
Selous's Mongoose
Serval
Sharpe's Grysbok
Side-striped Jackal
Slender Mongoose
Small-spotted Genet
Spotted Hyaena
Springhare
Steenbok
Striped Polecat
Suni
Thick-tailed Bushbaby
Tree Squirrel
Tsessebe
Vervet Monkey
Wahlberg's Epauletted Bat
Warthog
Water Mongoose
Waterbuck
White Rhinoceros
White-tailed Mongoose
Wild Dog
Yellow-Spotted Rock Dassie


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