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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby Caracal » Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:47 am

Can anybody ID these misbehaving little critters for me please...seen in The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby louis dreyer » Mon Jul 26, 2010 9:18 am

To me it looks like elephant-shrew.
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby BlackHarrier » Wed Feb 02, 2011 8:58 am

Hi all I am new here, very passionate about wildlife, could someone please identify this rodent for me? Pic taken in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (South African side) between Twee Rivieren and Nossob :D thanks a lot in advance!
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby davejenny » Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:24 pm

A Whistling Rat?
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Feb 11, 2012 10:10 pm

:yaya:
could it be a Brants' Whistling Rat (or Woosnam's Desert Rat) ?
short tail, round ear, white circle eyes :hmz:

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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby yvo » Sun Jan 27, 2013 2:22 pm

Hello,
I have seen this little one, last August, at night, in a tree at Mata Mata in the KTP.

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Can you give me some help for his name ?
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Re: Mammal ID Needed?

Unread postby yvo » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:05 pm

Hello,
I searched some information on acacia tree rat (Thallomys paedulcus).
It looks like my photo, but it appears that it is not present on the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
http://maps.iucnredlist.org/map.html?id=21692

May be it could be Black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda) that resembles and is also present in the area
http://maps.iucnredlist.org/map.html?id=21691
... but I have not seen it's tail and so i am not really sure with my ID ... :hmz:
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Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:33 am

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:35 am

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:39 am

This should do as corner stone.........

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:42 am

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Feb 21, 2014 3:44 pm

Akasia tree mouse........

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby annapangolin » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:32 pm

Completely in love with this topic! And dassie. DASSIE. Only you, LQ :mrgreen:

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Re: Small Critters of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:33 pm

What can I say!! :whistle: :whistle: That Dassie wanted me to see him!! Came out twice during that trip!! Only for us.......... :dance: :dance: :dance:
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