Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

Mammal List

 Vulpus chama Cape Fox


MAMMALS recorded at  the Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve since 1998.

The list will be updated as the information becomes available.

Key to sightings

Common               C
Uncommon            UC
Very common        VC
Fairly common       FC
Rare Visitor           RV
Unknown               UK
Red Data Species  RD


No. Scientific Name Common Name


1. Raphicerus melanotis  Grysbok  FC
2. Chrysochloris asiatica Cape Golden Mole UC
3. Bathyergus suillus Cape Dune Molerat C
4. Hystrix africaeustralis Porcupine  C
5. Rhabdomys pumilio Stripped Field Mouse C
6. Mus minutoides  Pygmy Mouse   C
7. Otomys irroratus  Vlei Rat   VC
8. Aonyx capensis  Cape Clawless Otter UC
9. Galerella pulverulentus Cape Grey Mongoose C
10. Atilax paludinosus Water Mongoose UC
11. Arctocephalus pusillus Cape Fur Seal  RV
12. Myosorex varius  Forest Shrew  UK
13. Tetra afra Cape Gerbil 2 released Dec 2000
14. Genetta tirina Large Spotted Genet UK
15. Mus musculus House Mouse C
16. Rattus norvegicus Brown Rat C
17. Georychus capensis   Cape Molerat UK
18. Vulpus chama Cape Fox UK
19. Canis domesticas Domestic Dog FC
20. Felis domesticas Domestic Cat FC
21. Caracal caracal Caracal or Rooikat UC

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