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MAMMAL ID NEEDED?

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:24 pm

Do you need an animal to be identified?

Post your photo here.

Ad as much relevant info as possible. Where did you see the animal, what time of year was it, what was it doing, was it alone ....
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Slow Mo » Sun Nov 30, 2014 10:14 pm

Can anyone identify this cub for more please? there were two together hiding by the side of the road, we guessed either jackal cubs or maybe fox?

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby RosemaryH » Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:42 am

Perhaps a Black backed jackal pup Slow Mo. :hmz:
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Garyd73 » Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:38 pm

I don't have any good pictures but I am trying to get an ID on this Antelope please, I can zoom in and post if they come out too small first time. I saw this is in the south of the park around the Skukuza area at the back end of September 2013. They don't look like one of the usual types we see and as it was my first visit to the park and not a great sighting I didn't take that much notice.

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby RosemaryH » Thu Jul 30, 2015 11:47 pm

Hi Garyd73 - I would say those are Tssessebe
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Jul 31, 2015 10:13 pm

for me too, it's seems to be Tsessebe :clap:
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Garyd73 » Sat Aug 01, 2015 1:46 am

Thanks for the help guys, I didn't think I had seen any of these but came across this pic from a couple of years ago and it turns out I have.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby ice » Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:06 am

Cape fox or black backed jackal?

spotted on an early morning drive in KTP

thanks

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby chirinda » Sat Aug 29, 2015 4:56 pm

I would think it was a black backed jackal. The ears seem more pointed than those of the Cape fox in my mammal book. The book also gives the Cape fox weight as roughly one third of the weight of a jackal.

It just looks like a BBJ to me.

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby ice » Sat Aug 29, 2015 5:03 pm

yeah, I thought so, too, it's just that the black on the back is not very pronounced

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby chirinda » Sat Aug 29, 2015 7:12 pm

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby arks » Wed Sep 02, 2015 4:40 am

Can anyone help with an ID for this rat -- definitely larger than a mouse :) . Seen at MZNP in July 2015.

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