Ostrichs

Warthog

Hyena

Baboons

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Animals of Serengeti
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Primates

Greater Bush Baby
Galago crassicaudatus

Patas Monkey
Cercopithecus patas

Vervet Monkey
Cercopithecus aethiops

Olive Baboon
Papio anubis

Black and White Colobus
Colobus guereza

 
Bats

Bats
Order Chiroptera

 
Insectivores

African Hedgehog
Atelerix sp.

Elephant Shrews
Macroscelidae

 
Hares

Cape Hare
Lepus capensis

 
Rodents

Crested Porcupine
Hystrix cristata

Spring Hare
Pedetes capensis

 
C a r n i v o r e s

Genets and Civets

Common Genet
Genetta genetta

Large Spotted Genet
Genetta tigrina

African Civet
Civetticis civetta

 
Mongooses

Slender or Black-Tipped Mongoose
Herpestes sanguinea

Ichneumon or Egyptian Mongoose
Herpestes ichneumon

White-tailed Mongoose
Ichneumia albicauda

Marsh Mongoose
Atilax paludinosus

Dwarf Mongoose
Helogale parvula

Banded Mongoose
Mungos mungo

 
Hyaenids, Hyaenidae and Protelinae

Spotted Hyena
Crocuta crocuta

Striped Hyaena
Hyaena hyaena

Aardwolf
Proteles cristata

 
Cats

African Wildcat
Felis lybica

Serval
Felis serval

Caracal
Felis caracal

Leopard
Panthera pardus

Lion
Panthera leo

Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus

 
Dogs

Bat-eared Fox
Otocyon megalotis

Golden Jackal
Canis aureus

Black-backed Jackal
Canis mesomelas

Side-striped Jackal
Canis adustus

Wild Dog
Lycaeon pictus

 
Weasels

Ratel or Honey Badger
Mellivora capensis

Zorilla
Ictonyx striatus

 
Scaly Anteaters

Ground Pangolin
Smutsia temminckii

 
U n g u l a t e s

Aardvark

Aardvark
Orycteropus afer

 
Hyraxes

Rock Hyrax
Procavia sp.

Bush Hyrax
Heterohyrax sp.

Tree Hyrax
Dendrohyrax sp.

 
Pro Boscids

Elephant
Loxodonta africana

 
Odd-Toed Ungulates

Plains or Burchellīs Zebra
Equus burchelli

Northern Black Rhino
Diceros bicornis michaeli

 
Even-toed Ungulates

Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius

Bushpig
Potamochoerus larvatus

Warthog
Phacochoerus africanus

Giraffe
Giraffa camelopardialis

African Buffalo
Syncerus caffer

 
Spiral horned Bovines

Bushbuck
Tragelaphus scriptus

Lesser Kudu
Tragelaphus imberbis

Eland
Taurotragus oryx

 
Duikers

Grey Duiker
Sylvicapra grimmia

 
Dwarf Antelopes

Steenbock
Raphicerus campestris

Kirkīs Dik-dik
Madoqua kirkii

Klipspringer
Oreotragus oreotragus

 
Gazelle

Thomsonīs Gazelle
Gazella thomsonii

Grantīs Gazelle
Gazella granti

 
Reedbuck and allies

Mountain Reedbuck
Redunca fulvorufula

Bohor Reedbuck
Redunca redunca

Defassa Waterbuck
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa

 
Horse-like Antelopes

Roan Antelope
Hippotragus equinus

Oryx Antelope
Oryx gazella

 
Topis and allies

Cokeīs Hartebeest
Alcelaphus buselaphus

Topi
Damaliscus lunatus

White-bearded Wildebeest
Connochaetus taurinus

Impala
Aepyceros melampus

 
B i r d s

Ostrich
Struthio camelus massaicus

Marabou Stork
Leptoptilus crumeniferous

Secretary Bird
Sagittarius serpentarius

Kori Bustard
Ardeotis kori struthiunculus

Crowned Crane
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps

Verreaux's Eagle-Owl
Bubo lacteus

Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris

Tawny Eagle
Aquila rapax

African Fish Eagle
Haliaeetus vocifer

Vultures

Lesser Flamingo
Phoeniconaias minor

Southern Ground Hornbill
Bucorvus leadbeateri

R e p t i l e s

Nile Crocodile
Crocodylus niloticus

Nile Monitor Lizard
Varanus niloticus

Chameleon
Chamaeleo spp.

African Rock Python
Python sebae

Black-necked Spitting Cobra
Naja nigricollis

Puff Adder
Bitis arieta

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African Wildcat
Felis lybica

Aardvark
Orycteropus afer

Aardwolf
Proteles cristata

Olive Baboon
Papio anubis

Bats

Bat-eared Fox
Otocyon megalotis

African Buffalo
Syncerus caffer
Also see Big Five

Greater Bush Baby
Galago crassicaudatus
Also see Nightlife

Bushbuck
Tragelaphus scriptus

Bushpig
Potamochoerus larvatus

Caracal
Felis caracal

Chameleon
Chamaeleo spp.

Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus

African Civet
Civetticis civetta

Black-necked Spitting Cobra
Naja nigricollis

Black and White Colobus
Colobus guereza

Nile Crocodile
Crocodylus niloticus

Crowned Crane
Balearica regulorum gibbericeps

Kirk'sDikdik
Madoqua kirkii

Grey Duiker
Sylvicapra grimmia

Eagles

Eland
Taurotragus oryx

Elephant
Loxodonta africana
Also see Big Five

Elephant Shrews
Macroscelidae
Also see Little Five

Lesser Flamingo
Phoeniconaias minor

Genets

Giraffe
Giraffa camelopardialis

Grant's Gazelle
Gazella granti

Helmeted Guineafowl
Numidia meleagris

Cape Hare
Lepus capensis
Also see Nightlife

Coke's Hartebeest
Alcelaphus buselaphus

African Hedgehog
Atelerix sp.

Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius

Hyenas

Hyraxes

Impala
Aepyceros melampus

Jackals

Klipspringer
Oreotragus oreotragus

Kori Bustard
Ardeotis kori struthiunculus

Leopard
Panthera pardus
Also see Big Five

Lesser Kudu
Tragelaphus imberbis

Lion
Panthera leo
Also see a story about lions

Marabou Stork
Leptoptilos crumeniferus

Nile Monitor Lizard
Varanus niloticus

Mongooses

Oryx Antelope
Oryx gazella

Ostrich
Struthio camelus massaicus

Verraux's Eagle Owl
Bubo lacteus

Ground Pangolin
Smutsia temminckii
Also see Nightlife

Patas Monkey
Cercopithecus patas

Puff Adder
Bitis arieta

Crested Porcupine
Hystrix cristata

African Rock Python
Python sebae

Ratel
Mellivora capensis

Reedbucks

Northern Black Rhinoceros
Diceros bicornis michaeli

Roan Antelope
Hippotragus equinus

Secretary Bird
Sagittarius serpentarius

Serval
Felis serval

Southern Ground Hornbill
Bucorvus leadbeateri

Spring Hare
Pedetes capensis

Steenbock
Raphicerus campestris

Thomson's Gazelle
Gazella thomsonii

Topi
Damaliscus lunatus

Vervet Monkey
Cercopithecus aethiops

Vultures

Warthog
Phacochoerus africanus

Waterbuck
Kobus ellipsiprymnus defassa

White-bearded Wildebeest
Connochaetes taurinus
Also see great migration

Wild Dog
Lycaon pictus

Plains or Burchell'sZebra
Equus burchelli
Also see a story about zebra stripes

Zorilla
Ictonyx striatus


 
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