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Marakele is home to most of the large mammals synonymous with the African bush, including elephant and leopard.

Large Predators such as brown hyena, leopard and now also lion, occur in the park.

Resident antelope include, sable, kudu, eland, impala, waterbuck, tsessebe and many smaller species. Chacma baboon and vervet monkey are two species to be watched carefully for mischief, particularly around the rest camps.

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