KENYA   -   AUG-SEP 2012   -   MAMMALS

Taxonomy very loosely follows: Kingdon, Jonathan. The Kingdom Pocket Guide to African Mammals. Princeton and Oxford, 2004. I referred extensively to the internet for species names.

Guereza Colobus - Colobus guereza
Guereza Colobus (Mantled Guereza)
Colobus guereza
Kakamega Forest National Reserve, Western province, Kenya.
(S7)


Yellow Baboon - Papio cynocephalus
Yellow Baboon
Papio cynocephalus
Tsavo East National Park, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)


Blue Monkey - Cercopithecus mitis
Blue Monkey (Diademed Monkey, Gentle Monkey)
Cercopithecus mitis
Kakamega Forest National Reserve, Western province, Kenya.
(S7)


Sykes's Monkey - Cercopithecus albogularis
Sykes's Monkey (White-throated Monkey, Gentle Monkey)
Cercopithecus albogularis
Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Red-tailed Monkey - Cercopithecus ascanius
Red-tailed Monkey (Red-tailed Guenon)
Cercopithecus ascanius
Kakamega Forest National Reserve, Western province, Kenya.
(S7)


Senegal Galago - Galago senegalensis
Senegal Galago (Senegal Bushbaby)
Galago senegalensis
Sagala Lodge, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)


Ochre Bush Squirrel - Paraxerus ochraceus
Ochre Bush Squirrel
Paraxerus ochraceus
Sagala Lodge, Coast province, Kenya.
Originally uploaded as Unstriped Ground Squirrel, but that species is much larger. Andrew Watts pointed out the error and suggested Ochre Bush Squirrel, which I believe is correct. (S7)


African Clawless Otter - Aonyx capensis
African Clawless Otter
Aonyx capensis
Blue Post Inn, Thika, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Banded Mongoose - Mungos mungo
Banded Mongoose
Mungos mungo
Tsavo East National Park, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)


Spotted Hyena - Crocuta crocuta
Spotted Hyena
Crocuta crocuta
Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Spotted Hyena - Crocuta crocuta
Spotted Hyena
Crocuta crocuta
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


Common Genet - Genetta genetta
Common Genet
Genetta genetta
The Ark, Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(P4)


Leopard - Panthera pardus
Leopard
Panthera pardus
Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Cheetah - Acinonyx jubatus
Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Cheetah - Acinonyx jubatus
Cheetah
Acinonyx jubatus
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Lion - Panthera leo
Lion
Panthera leo
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


Lion - Panthera leo
Lion
Panthera leo
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


Lion - Panthera leo
Lion
Panthera leo
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


Rock Hyrax - Procavia capensis
Rock Hyrax
Procavia capensis
Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley province, Kenya.
(S7)


African Bush Elephant - Loxodonta africana
African Bush Elephant
Loxodonta africana
The Ark, Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(P4)


Plains Zebra - Equus quagga
Plains Zebra (Common Zebra, Burchell's Zebra)
Equus quagga
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


White Rhinoceros - Ceratotherium simum
White Rhinoceros (Square-lipped Rhinoceros)
Ceratotherium simum
Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley province, Kenya.
(S7)


Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius
Lake Naivasha, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Hippopotamus - Hippopotamus amphibius
Hippopotamus
Hippopotamus amphibius
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Giant Forest Hog - Hylochoerus meinertzhageni
Giant Forest Hog
Hylochoerus meinertzhageni
The Ark, Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Giraffe - Giraffa camelopardalis
Giraffe (Masai Giraffe)
Giraffa camelopardalis tippelskirchi
Nairobi National Park, Nairobi province, Kenya.
(S7)


Bushbuck - Tragelaphus scriptus
Bushbuck
Tragelaphus scriptus
The Ark, Aberdares National Park, Central province, Kenya.
(S7)


Common Eland - Taurotragus oryx
Common Eland
Taurotragus oryx
Nairobi National Park, Nairobi province, Kenya.
(S7)


Kirk's Dik-dik - Madoqua kirkii
Kirk's Dik-dik
Madoqua kirkii
Tsavo East National Park, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)


Thomson's Gazelle - Eudorcas thomsonii
Thomson's Gazelle
Eudorcas thomsonii
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Grant's Gazelle - Nanger granti
Grant's Gazelle
Nanger granti
Tsavo East National Park, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)


Impala - Aepyceros melampus
Impala
Aepyceros melampus
Lake Nakuru National Park, Rift Valley province, Kenya.
(S7)


Topi - Damaliscus korrigum
Topi
Damaliscus korrigum
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S7)


Blue Wildebeest - Connochaetes taurinus
Blue Wildebeest
Connochaetes taurinus
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


Blue Wildebeest - Connochaetes taurinus
Blue Wildebeest
Connochaetes taurinus
Masai Mara National Reserve, Rift province, Kenya.
(S6)


East African Oryx - Oryx beisa
East African Oryx (Beisa Oryx)
Oryx beisa
Tsavo East National Park, Coast province, Kenya.
(S7)
















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