Fauna

We wanted to keep a list of all the animals that we have seen whilst living out here, so this seemed the easiest way of doing that! It may not make very interesting reading for the rest of you though!!!

Mammals

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo)

Black-faced Vervet Monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops)

Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer)

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

Common Zebra (Equus quagga)

Dwarf Mongoose (Helogale undulata)

Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)

Impala (Aepyceros melampus)

Kirk’s Dik Dik (Madoqua kirkii)

Leopard (Panthera pardus)

Lion (Panthera leo)

Masai Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

Olive Baboon (Papio anubis)

Rock Hyrax (Heterohyrax brucei)

Sitatunga / Marshbuck (Tragelaphus spekii)

Spotted Hyaena (Crocuta crocuta)

Spotted-necked otter (Hydrictis maculicollis)

Thomsons Gazelle (Gazella thomsoni)

Topi (Damaliscus lunatus)

Tree Hyrax (Dendrohyrax arboreus)

Warthog (Phacochoerus aethiophcus)

Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus)

Reptiles

Agama Lizard (Agama agama)

Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia)

Eastern Green Mamba (snake) (Dendroaspis angusticeps)

Leopard Tortoise (Testudo pardalis)

Nile Crocodile (Crocodilus niloticus)

Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus)

Striped Skink (Mabuya striata)

Amphibians

African Bull Frog (Pyxicephalus adspursus)

Insects

African Land Snail (Achatina fulica)

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  1. Hi Rob&Naomi,we have just been looking at your safari experience,sounds like you had a great time,all the different animals that you saw so close,the crocodile&the snake.I would have liked myself to have seen the leopards(fantastic animals)we are pleased that you have
    settled in ok, we are so excited waiting now for the next e-mail. lots of love to you both
    Derek&Millie xx

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