Mammals

Mammals recorded at the Elsies River (Oatley cited in Heinekan et al 1982)

 

Striped Field mouse Rhabdomys pumilio

Pygmy mouse Mus minutoides

Vlei rat Otymys irroratus

Cape Dune molerat Bathergus suillus

Cape Golden mole Chrysochloris asiatica

Genet Genetta sp.

Cape Grey mongoose Herpestes pulverulentus

Cape Clawless otter Aonyx capensis

Grysbuck Rhapicerus melanotis

Porcupine Hysterix africaeaustralis

Compiled from Cape Department Nature and Environmental Conservation records for 3418 AB & AD from various sources cited in Heineckan et al (1982)

 

Bat Miniopterus schreibersi

Bat Eptesicus capensis

Bat Rhinolophus clivosus

Forest shrew Mysorex varius

Red musk shrew Crocidura flavescens

Cape golden mole Chysochloris asiatica

Chacma baboon Papio ursinus

Cape fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus

Leopard seal Hydrurga leptonyx

Cape dassie Procavia capensis

Common duiker Sylvicapra grimmia

Steenbok Rhaphicerus campestrus

Grysbuck Rhaphicerus melanotis

Grey rhebuck Pelea capreolus

Vlei rat Otymys irroratus

Saunders vlei rat Otomys saundersae

Krebs fat mouse Steatomys krebsi

Striped mouse Rhabdomys pumilio

Cape spiny mouse Acomys subsspinosus

Pygmy mouse Mus minutoides

House mouse Mus musculus

Verreauxs rat Praomys verreauxi *

Black rat Rattus rattus

Cape porcupine Hystrix africaeaustrali

Cape dune-mole rat Bathyergus suillus

Cape mole rat Georychus capensis

American grey squirrel Sciurus carobipensis

Striped polecat Ictonyx striatus

Small-spotted genet Genetta genetta

Large-spotted genet Genetta tigrina

Cape grey mongoose Herpestes pulverulentus

Water mongoose Atilax paludinosus

Wild cat Felix libyca

Caracul Felis caracul

 

Introduced to Cape Point Reserve

 

Hartmanns zebra Equus zebra harmannae *

Red hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus

Bontebok Damaliscus dorcas dorcas

Springbok Antidorcas marsupialis