Wildlife at its best

The five characteristics of Mammals include:

  • Presence of hair or fur.
  • Warm-blooded.
  • Young born alive.
  • Mammary glands.
  • A complex brain.

I have broken the Mammals down into:

  • Antelope
  • Common Mammals
  • Ungulates
  • Predators
  • Nocturnal

COMMON MAMMALS

Zebra 
Giraffe 
Warthog 
Baboons 
Vervet Monkeys 
Honey Badgers 
Squirrels 
Mongeese
 Dassies 
Striped Mice

Blue Wildebeest 
Black Wildebeest 
Hippo
and Eland

Cheetah 
Wild Dogs 
Spotted Hyaena 
Black-backed Jackal 
Side-striped Jackal 
Dwarf Mongoose
Caracal

Genet 
Civet
Aardvark 
Scrub Hare 
Cape Porcupine
African Wildcat
Serval
Bushbaby
Epauletted Fruit Bat

Zebra

Life span: 20 years

Gestation: 9 months
No of young: 1

Weight: Male and Female 320kg

Previous
Next

Giraffe

Life span: 25 years

Gestation: 15 months
No of young: 1

Weight: Male 1192kg,
Female 828kg

.
Previous
Next

Warthogs

Life span: 12 years

Gestation: 6.6 months
No of young: 1

Weight: Male 50kg, Female 40kg

Previous
Next

Chacma Baboons

Slide 1 Heading
Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet consectetur adipiscing elit dolor
Click Here
Previous
Next

Vervet Monkeys

Life span: 12 years

Gestation: 5.5 months
No of young: 1

Weight: Male 5.5kg,
Female 4kg

Previous
Next

Honey Badger

Life span: 7-8 years in the wild.  Up to 25 years in captivity. as they are often killed by predators.

Gestation: 6 months
No of young: 2 cubs

Weight: Male 9-16kg,
Female 5-10kg

Previous
Next

Tree Squirrels

Life span: 8 years

Gestation: 53-57 days
No of young: 1-3

Weight: Male and Female 200g

Previous
Next

Ground Squirrels

Life span: 8 years

Gestation: 53-57 days
No of young: 1-3

Weight: Male and Female 200g

Previous
Next

Mongeese

Life span: 6 years

Gestation: 63 days
No of young: 2-4, average 3.

Weight: Male and Female 330g

Banded Mongoose

Life span: 10 years. Up to 20 years in captivity.

Gestation: 61 days
No of young: 2-3 Less than 50% survive more than 3 months.

Weight: Male and  Female 270g

Previous
Next

Dwarf Mongoose

Life span: 18 years

Gestation: 54 days
No of young: 2-3

Weight: Male and Female 270g

Previous
Next

Yellow Mongoose

Life span: 15 to 20 years in captivity.

Gestation: 57 days
No of young: up to 5, usually 2-3.

 

Weight: Male and Female 400-800g

Previous
Next

Suricate (Meerkat)

Life span: 12-14 years

Gestation: 11 weeks
No of young: 2-5

Weight: Male and Female 600g 60 to 1kg

Previous
Next

Rock Hyraxes (Dassies)

r
Previous
Next

Striped Mouse

Life span: 1.5 to 2 years

Gestation: 25 days
No of young: 1-12, usually 4-5 per litter.

Weight: Male and Female 40g

Previous
Next
Contact ME

Email: sue@cr.co.za