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Mammals - Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy
No. Scientific Name Common Name
1 Potamochoerus larvatus Bushpig
2 Procavia capensis Dassie - Rock ?
3 Sylvicapra grimmia Duiker - Common
4 Cephalophus monticola Duiker - Blue
5 Otolemur crassicaudatus Galago - Thick-tailed (Bushbaby)
6 Genetta tigrina Genet - South Afrian Large-spotted
7 Mungos Mungo Mongoose - Banded
8 Herpestes ichneumon Mongoose - Large Grey
9 Galerella sanguinea Mongoose - Slender
10 Atilax paludinosus Mongoose - Water
11 Cynictis penicillata Mongoose - Yellow
12 Cercopithecus pygerythrus Monkey - Vervet
Rodents
1 Thryonomys swinderianus Cane-rat - Greater
2 Graphiurus murinus Doormouse - Woodland
3 Dendromus melanotis Mouse - Grey Climbing
4 Rhabdomys pumilio Mouse - Four-striped Grass
5 Lemniscomys rosalia Mouse - Single-striped Grass
6 Mus Musculus Mouse - House
7 Mus Minutoides Mouse - Pygmy
8 Amblysomus hottentotus Mole - Golden
9 Cryptomys hottentotus Mole-rat - Common
10 Rattus Norvegicus Rat - Brown
11 Rattus rattus Rat - House
12 Dasymys incomtus Rat - African Marsh
13 Otomys irroratus Rat - Vlei
14 Petrodromus tetradactylus Sengi - Four-toed
15 Myosorex cafer Shrew - Dark-footed Forest
16 Myosorex varius Shrew - Forest
17 Crocidura cyanea Shrew - Reddish-grey Musk
Bats
1 Neoromicia nanus Banana Bat
2 Tadarida aegyptiaca Free-tailed Bat - Egyptian
3 Chaerephon pumila Free-tailed Bat - Little
4 Rousettus aegyptiacus Fruit Bat - Egyptian
5 Epomophorus Wahlbergi Fruit Bat - Wahlberg's Epauletted
6 Rhinolophus clivosus Horseshoe Bat - Geoffroy's
7 Scotophilus dinganii House Bat - Yellow
8 Hipposideros caffer Leaf-Nosed Bat - Sundevall's
9 Miniopterus Schreibersii Long-fingered Bat - Shreiber's
10 Pipistrellus hesperidus Pipistrelle Bat - African
11 Neoromicia capensis Serotine Bat - Cape
12 Nycteris thebaica Slit-faced Bat - Egyptian
13 Taphozous Mauritianus Tomb Bat - Mauritian