Table 1: Mammal species living in Mashatu and surrounds.

Common nameLatin name

Bovid class 1KlipspringerOreotragus oreotragus
SteenbokRaphicerus campestris
Common duikerSylvicapra grimmia
Bovid class 2BushbuckTragelaphus scriptus
ImpalaAepyceros melampus
Goat (domestic)Capra hircus
Bovid class 3KuduTragelaphus strepsiceros
WaterbuckKobus ellipsiprymnus
Blue wildebeestConnochaetes taurinus
Cow (domestic)Bos sp.
Bovid cslass 4ElandTaurotragus oryx
EquidBurchell’s zebraEquus quagga
Donkey (domestic)Equus asinus
PrimateChacma BaboonPapio cynocephalus ursinus
Vervet monkeyCercopithecus aethiops
Thick-tailed bushbabyGalago crassicaudatus
CarnivoreLionPanthera leo
LeopardPanthera pardus
CheetahAcinonyx jubatus
CaracalCaracal caracal
ServalLeptailurus serval
African wild catFelis silvestris
Bat-eared foxOtocyon megalotis
Black-backed jackalCanis mesomelas
Cape foxVulpes chama
AardwolfProteles cristatus
Spotted hyaenaCrocuta crocuta
Brown hyaenaParahyaena brunnea
Cape clawless otterAonyx capensis
Honey badgerMellivora capensis
Striped polecatIctonyx striatus
African civetCivettictis civetta
Large-spotted genetGenetta tigrina
Small-spotted genetGenetta genetta
Banded mongooseMungos mungo
Selous mongooseParacynictis selousi
Slender mongooseGalerella sanguinea
White-tailed mongooseIchneumia albicauda
SuidBushpigPotamochoerus larvatus
WarthogPhacochoerus africanus
RodentPorcupineHystrix africaeaustralis
SpringharePedetes capensis
HyraxRock dassieProcavia capensis
Yellow-spotted dassieHeterohyrax brucei
OtherHippopotamusHippopotamus amphibius
GiraffeGiraffa camelopardalis
ElephantLoxodonta africana
AardvarkOrycteropus afer
Scrub hareLepus saxatilis
PangolinManis temminckii