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Arctoidea (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Arctoidea is an infraorder of extinct and extant mostly carnivorous mammals which include the extinct group Hemicyonidae (dog-bears), and extant groups
Hippopotamus (genus) (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hippopotamus is a genus of artiodactyl mammal consisting of one extant species, Hippopotamus amphibius, also known as the hippopotamus, and several extinct
Brooke's duiker (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Brooke's duiker (Cephalophus brookei) is a species of antelope. It is distributed throughout Liberia, Sierra Leone and Côte d'Ivoire. It was elevated
Antilopini (134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Antilopini is a tribe of medium-sized gazelles and dwarf antelopes that live in and around the Sahara, Horn of Africa, and Eurasia. The females have very
Bothriogenys (50 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bothriogenys was a genus of anthracotheres that lived in Eastern Africa during the late Eocene to early Oligocene. Most fossils have been found in Fayum
Lists of mammals by region (41 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The following are the regional mammal lists by continent. Some are full species lists, others, particularly continental lists, have just the families.
Aeluroidea (152 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aeluroidea is an extant superfamily of feline-like carnivores that are, or were, endemic to North America, South America, Africa, and Asia. They appeared
Bathyergoides (26 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bathyergoides is an extinct genus of rodent from Africa thought to be related to the modern blesmols. It is the only member of the family Bathyergoididae
Anancus (404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anancus is an extinct genus of gomphothere endemic to Africa, Europe, and Asia, that lived during the Turolian age of the late Miocene until the genus'
Hyaenaelurus (57 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyaenaelurus was an extinct genus of hyaenodontid carnivore that lived during the Miocene, of which there were at least three species. Morlo, M.; Miller
Galerix (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Galerix is a prehistoric genus of gymnures. Fossils of these hedgehog-like creatures are found in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Nine species are considered
Aegyptocetus (348 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aegyptocetus is an extinct genus of protocetid archaeocete whale known from Egypt. Aegyptocetus was first named by Giovanni Bianucci and Philip D. Gingerich
Gambian pouched rat (711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gambian pouched rat (Cricetomys gambianus), also known as the African giant pouched rat, is a nocturnal pouched rat of the giant pouched rat genus
Libycosaurus (82 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Libycosaurus ("Lizard of Libya") was one of the last anthracothere genera. It lived from the Middle to the Late Miocene, and ranged throughout Central
Congo rope squirrel (61 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Congo Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus congicus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Togocetus (251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Togocetus (“Togo whale”) is a genus of extinct cetacean from the Lutetian (lower Eocene) of Togo, known from a fossilized skeleton discovered few kilometers
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale (482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ginkgo-toothed beaked whale (Mesoplodon ginkgodens) is a poorly known species of whale even for a beaked whale, and was named for the unusual shape
Hippotherium (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hippotherium is an extinct genus of horse that lived in during the Miocene through Pliocene ~13.65—3.3 Mya, existing for 10.35 million years. A single
Balochistan gerbil (56 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Balochistan gerbil, Gerbillus nanus, is distributed mainly from Morocco to Somalia and western Pakistan. It is also called Wagner's gerbil. Granjon
Viverra leakeyi (226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Viverra leakeyi, also known as Leakey's civet or the giant civet, is an extinct species of civet. Its fossils have been found in Africa, from Langebaanweg
Lesser gerbil (80 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lesser gerbil,Gerbillus gerbillus, is distributed mainly in Morocco, Northern Nigeria to Jordan and Kenya. It is also known as the small Egyptian gerbil
Pygmy gerbil (62 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pygmy gerbil, Gerbillus henleyi is distributed mainly in Algeria to Israel and the Arabian Peninsula. It is also known as Henley's gerbil or pygmy
Tarabul's gerbil (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tarabul's gerbil, Gerbillus tarabuli is distributed from Senegal and Mauritania to Libya and Chad. Aulagnier & Granjon (2004). Gerbillus tarabuli. 2006
Least gerbil (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The least gerbil (Gerbillus pusillus) is distributed mainly in South Sudan, southwestern Ethiopia, Kenya, and Tanzania. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton
Pouched gerbil (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pouched gerbil, Desmodilliscus braueri, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Desmodilliscus and the subtribe
Hoogstraal's gerbil (65 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hoogstraal's gerbil, Gerbillus hoogstraali is distributed mainly in southwestern Morocco. There are thought to be less than 250 individuals in existence
Pleasant gerbil (94 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pleasant gerbil, Gerbillus amoenus, is a species of gerbil found mainly in Libya and Egypt, and possibly Mauritania to Tunisia. This species is about
Cape short-eared gerbil (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cape short-eared gerbil, Desmodillus auricularis, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Desmodillus. It
Darfur gerbil (46 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Darfur gerbil, Gerbillus muriculus is distributed mainly in western Sudan. Schlitter (2004). Gerbillus muriculus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened
Lowe's gerbil (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lowe's gerbil, Dipodillus lowei, is distributed mainly in Sudan; Jebel Marra. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist in the wild
Cushioned gerbil (87 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The cushioned gerbil, Gerbillus pulvinatus, is distributed mainly in Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily
Sudan gerbil (47 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sudan gerbil, Gerbillus nancillus is distributed mainly in central Sudan. Granjon (2004). Gerbillus nancillus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Nigerian gerbil (49 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nigerian gerbil, Gerbillus nigeriae, is distributed mainly in northern Nigeria and Burkina Faso. Granjon (2004). Gerbillus nigeriae. 2006. IUCN Red
Khartoum gerbil (84 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Khartoum gerbil Gerbillus stigmonyx, is found mainly in Sudan. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal
Grobben's gerbil (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grobben's gerbil, Gerbillus grobbeni is distributed mainly in Libya; Cyrenaica, Dernah. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist
Western gerbil (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The western gerbil, Gerbillus hesperinus, is distributed mainly in northern Morocco. Aulagnier (2004). Gerbillus hesperinus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened
Greater Egyptian gerbil (60 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The greater Egyptian gerbil, Gerbillus pyramidum, is distributed mainly throughout northern Africa and Israel. It is also known as the large Egyptian gerbil
Brockman's gerbil (57 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brockman’s gerbil, Gerbillus brockmani is distributed mainly in Somalia and is only known from the type locality, Burao in northern Somalia. Granjon (2004)
Rosalinda gerbil (47 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Rosalinda gerbil, Gerbillus rosalinda, is distributed mainly central Sudan. Schlitter & Granjon (2004). Gerbillus rosalinda. 2006. IUCN Red List of
Waters's gerbil (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Waters's gerbil, Gerbillus watersi is distributed mainly in Sudan, Somalia, and Djibouti. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea
James's gerbil (83 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James's gerbil, Dipodillus jamesi, is distributed mainly in Tunisia. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal
Occidental gerbil (61 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The occidental gerbil, Gerbillus occiduus, is distributed mainly southwestern Morocco. Less than 250 individuals of this species are thought to persist
Sand gerbil (59 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The sand gerbil, Gerbillus syrticus is distributed mainly in northeastern Libya. Less than 250 individuals are thought to be left in existence. Schlitter
Somalian gerbil (84 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Somalian gerbil, Dipodillus somalicus, is found only in Somalia. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal
Algerian gerbil (13 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Algerian gerbil, Gerbillus garamantis is a species of gerbil distributed mainly in Algeria.
Mauritania gerbil (57 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mauritian gerbil, Gerbillus mauritaniae, is distributed mainly in northern Mauritania. Some authorities place it in a separate genus, Monodia. Schlitter
Harwood's gerbil (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harwood's gerbil, Dipodillus harwoodi, is distributed mainly in Kenya. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal
Burton's gerbil (112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Burton's gerbil, Gerbillus burtoni is distributed mainly in Darfur, Sudan. Less than 250 individuals of this species of gerbil are thought to persist in
Principal gerbil (65 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The principal gerbil, Gerbillus principulus, is distributed mainly in Sudan; Jebel Meidob; El Malha. Fewer than 250 individuals of this species are thought
Lataste's gerbil (59 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lataste's gerbil, Gerbillus latastei, is distributed mainly in Tunisia, Libya, and possibly Algeria. It is also known as the hairy-footed gerbil. Aulagnier
Eurygnathohippus (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eurygnathohippus is an extinct genus of hipparionine horse. It was limited to Africa, during the late Miocene to Pleistocene interval. Bernor, Raymond
Harwood's gerbil (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Harwood's gerbil, Dipodillus harwoodi, is distributed mainly in Kenya. Musser, G. G. and M. D. Carleton. 2005. Superfamily Muroidea. Pp. 894-1531 in Mammal
Lataste's gerbil (59 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lataste's gerbil, Gerbillus latastei, is distributed mainly in Tunisia, Libya, and possibly Algeria. It is also known as the hairy-footed gerbil. Aulagnier
Aceratheriinae (181 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aceratheriinae is an extinct subfamily of rhinoceros endemic to Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America during the Oligocene through Pliocene living from
Lycaon sekowei (86 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lycaon sekowei is an extinct canid species from southern Africa that lived during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs. Like L. pictus, the other species
Banana climbing mouse (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The banana climbing mouse (Dendromus messorius) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of
Xerini (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Xerini is a tribe of ground squirrels occurring in Africa and Asia. With the tribes Marmotini (Holarctic ground squirrels) and Protoxerini (African tree
Titanohyrax (81 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Titanohyrax is an extinct genus of large to very large hyrax from the Eocene and Oligocene. Specimens have been discovered in modern-day Algeria, Tunisia
Pedetes (319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Pedetes (disambiguation). Pedetes is a genus of rodent, the springhares, in the family Pedetidae. Members of the genus are distributed
Ancylotherium (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ancylotherium (from Greek, meaning "hooked beast") is an extinct genus of the family Chalicotheriidae, subfamily Schizotheriinae, endemic to Europe, Asia
Giraffa (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Giraffa is a genus of artiodactyl mammals in the family Giraffidae. The genus consists of seven species including the giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis,
Tetralophodon (463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tetralophodon ("four-ridged tooth") is an extinct gomphothere genus belonging to the family Gomphotheriidae. The genus Tetralophodon (meaning "four-ridged
African marsh rat (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African marsh rat or common dasymys (Dasymys incomtus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of
Botta's gerbil (200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Butynski, Michael Hoffman, Meredith Happold, Jan Kalina (2013). Mammals of Africa, Volumes 1-6. A & C Black. p. 300-301. ISBN 1408189968. Retrieved
Mount Oku rat (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mt. Oku Rat (Lamottemys okuensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Cameroon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or
Raphicerus (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Raphicerus is a genus of small antelopes of the tribe Neotragini (subfamily Antilopinae). Raphicerus is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, ranging from Kenya
Phiomia (150 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Phiomia is an extinct genus of basal proboscid that lived in what is now Northern Africa during the Late Eocene to Early Oligocene some 36-30 million years
Giant thicket rat (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The giant thicket rat (Grammomys gigas) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Kenya. Its natural habitats are subtropical or
Bunting's thicket rat (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bunting's thicket rat (Grammomys buntingi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal, and Sierra
Gambian sun squirrel (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gambian Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus gambianus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Central African
Nanger (49 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nanger is a genus of antelopes, commonly called gazelles. Nanger was originally considered a subgenus within the genus Gazella, but has since been elevated
Arsinoitherium (541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Arsinoitherium is an extinct genus of paenungulate mammal belonging to the extinct order Embrithopoda. It is related to elephants, sirenians, hyraxes and
Gray-headed thicket rat (94 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The gray-headed thicket rat (Grammomys caniceps) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya and Somalia. Its natural habitat is
Kobus (antelope) (126 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kobus is a genus containing six species of African antelopes, all of which are associated with marshes, floodplains, or other grassy areas near water.
Eisentraut's striped mouse (95 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eisentraut's striped mouse or Eisentraut's hybomys (Hybomys badius) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Cameroon. Its natural
Angolan marsh rat (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Angolan marsh rat (Dasymys nudipes) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, and Zambia. Its natural
Quagga (3,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Quagga (disambiguation). The quagga (/ˈkwɑːxɑː/ or /ˈkwæɡə/) (Equus quagga quagga) is an extinct subspecies of plains zebra that
Erythrotherium (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Erythrotherium is an extinct genus of basal mammal from the Lower Jurassic. It was related to Morganucodon. Only one species is recorded, Erythrotherium
Sinopa (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sinopa is an extinct genus of hyaeanodontid that lived during the Eocene to Early Oligocene in United States and Egypt. Sinopa was a small hyaenodontid
Temminck's striped mouse (105 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Temminck's Striped Mouse or West African Hybomys (Hybomys trivirgatus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana
Fire-footed rope squirrel (125 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fire-footed Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus pyrropus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic
Protocetus (302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Protocetus atavus ("first whale") is an extinct species of primitive cetacean from Egypt. It lived during the middle Eocene period 45 million years ago
Forest thicket rat (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The forest thicket rat (Grammomys dryas) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Uganda
Fox's shaggy rat (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fox's shaggy rat (Dasymys foxi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Nigeria. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical
Mozambique thicket rat (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mozambique thicket rat (Grammomys cometes) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Its
Moon striped mouse (111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The moon striped mouse or Ruwenzori hybomys (Hybomys lunaris) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo
Pedetidae (488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pedetidae is a family of mammals from the rodent order. The two living species, the springhares, are distributed throughout much of southern Africa and
Australopithecus garhi (533 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australopithecus garhi is a 2.5-million-year-old gracile australopithecine species whose fossils were discovered in 1996 by a research team led by Ethiopian
Defua rat (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Defua rat (Dephomys defua) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Its
Djebelemuridae (150 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
19: Paleogene Prosimians". In Werdelin, L.; Sanders, W.J. Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-25721-4.  Fleagle
Selinda veld rat (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Selinda veld rat or Silinda rock rat (Aethomys silindensis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in possibly Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Val's gundi (77 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Val's gundi (Ctenodactylus vali) is a species of rodent in the family Ctenodactylidae. It is found in Algeria, Libya, and Morocco. Its natural habitats
Pale gerbil (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The pale gerbil (Gerbillus perpallidus) is endemic to Egypt and is distributed mainly in the northwestern part of the country. It is also known as the
Praeanthropus (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Praeanthropus is a genus used by some researchers to include certain hominid species generally included in other genera by most researchers. The type species
Apidium (407 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The genus Apidium (from Latin, a diminutive of the Egyptian bull god, Apis, as the first fossils were thought to be from a type of a cow) is that of at
Lesser short-tailed gerbil (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lesser short-tailed gerbil, Gerbillus simoni (Dipodillus simoni) is distributed mainly from eastern Morocco to Egypt. It is also known as Simon's dipodil
Kaiser's rock rat (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kaiser's rock rat (Aethomys kaiseri) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Angola, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya
Hinde's rock rat (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hinde's rock rat (Aethomys hindei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Burundi, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic
Tinfields rock rat (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tinfields rock rat (Aethomys stannarius) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Cameroon and Nigeria. Its natural habitats are dry savanna
Gray climbing mouse (124 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gray climbing mouse (Dendromus melanotis) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Democratic Republic
Dipodidae (760 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dipodidae, or dipodids, are a family of rodents found across the northern hemisphere, the sole family in the superfamily Dipodoidea. This family includes
Ictitherium (142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ictitherium is an extinct genus belonging to the family Hyaenidae and the subfamily Ictitheriinae erected by Trouessart in 1897. Ictitherium species were
Uganda mangabey (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uganda mangabey (Lophocebus ugandae) is a species of Old World monkey found only in Uganda. This crested mangabey was previously thought to be just
Lady Burton's rope squirrel (113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lady Burton's Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus isabella) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic
Rosevear's striped grass mouse (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rosevear's lemniscomys or Rosevear's striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys roseveari) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Zambia and
Bellier's striped grass mouse (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bellier's lemniscomys or Bellier's striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys bellieri) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Burkina Faso
Thomas's rock rat (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas's rock rat (Aethomys thomasi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found only in Angola. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical
Mittendorf's striped grass mouse (96 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mittendorf's lemniscomys or Mittendorf's striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys mittendorfi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in
Nairobi grass rat (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nairobi grass rat (Arvicanthis nairobae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya, Tanzania, and possibly Ethiopia. Its natural
Buffoon striped grass mouse (120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Buffoon lemniscomys or Buffoon striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys macculus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in the Democratic
Fossa (animal) (5,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
This article is about the animal with the common name fossa. For the taxonomic genus Fossa, see Malagasy civet. For other uses, see Fossa (disambiguation)
Nyika rock rat (97 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nyika rock rat (Aethomys nyikae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, and Zambia
Carruther's mountain squirrel (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Carruther's Mountain Squirrel (Funisciurus carruthersi) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic
Chestnut climbing mouse (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The chestnut climbing mouse (Dendromus mystacalis) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Red-cheeked rope squirrel (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Red-cheeked Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus leucogenys) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African
Thomas's rope squirrel (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Thomas's Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus anerythrus) is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic
Pachyuromys (1,886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pachyuromys duprasi is a rodent belonging to subfamily Gerbillinae. It is the only member of the genus Pachyuromys. These rodents are the most docile species
Brant's climbing mouse (112 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brant's climbing mouse (Dendromus mesomelas) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Zygolophodon (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zygolophodon is an extinct genus of African, Asian, North American and European mammutid that lived during the Miocene and Pliocene epochs. It may have
Kintampo rope squirrel (56 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kintampo Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus substriatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Ghana
Chalicotherium (1,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Chalicotherium (Ancient Greek χαλιξ/khalix, khalik-: pebble/gravel + θηρίον/thērion, diminutive of θηρ/thēr : beast) is a genus of extinct browsing odd-toed
Stegodontidae (158 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stegodontidae is an extinct family of proboscideans that lived from the Miocene through the Pleistocene period, endemic to Africa and Asia from 20.43 to
Nyika climbing mouse (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nyika climbing mouse (Dendromus nyikae) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi
Lowland streaked tenrec (364 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The lowland streaked tenrec (Hemicentetes semispinosus) is a small tenrec found in Madagascar. The species is found in tropical lowland rain forest,
Mutable sun squirrel (115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mutable Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus mutabilis) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia,
Ribboned rope squirrel (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ribboned Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus lemniscatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic
Fiery spiny mouse (93 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The fiery spiny mouse (Acomys ignitus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Kenya, Somalia, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are dry
Okapi (2,864 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
845–8. doi:10.2307/1381645. JSTOR 1381645 Kingdon, Jonathan (2013). Mammals of Africa. (1st ed.). London: A. & C. Black. pp. 95–115. ISBN 978-1-4081-2251-8
Cape hare (486 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cape hare (Lepus capensis), also called brown hare and desert hare is a hare native to Africa and Arabia extending into India. It is a nocturnal herbivore
Archaeopotamus (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Archaeopotamus is an extinct genus of Hippopotamidae that lived between 7.5 and 1.8 million years ago in Africa and the Middle East. The genus was described
Web-footed tenrec (245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The web-footed tenrec, otter shrew, or aquatic tenrec (Limnogale mergulus) is the only known semiaquatic Malagasy tenrec (the related African otter shrews
Zanj sun squirrel (50 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Zanj Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus undulatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitat is
Lunda rope squirrel (50 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lunda Rope Squirrel (Funisciurus bayonii) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo
Platyosphys (290 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Platyosphys is a genus of basilosaurine basilosaurid from Middle Eocene (Bartonian) of the eastern United States, Western Sahara, and Ukraine. The type
Haussa genet (106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Genetta thierryi Hausa Genet. In: J. Kingdon and M. Hoffmann (eds.) The Mammals of Africa. V. Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinoceroses, pp. 245–247. Bloomsbury
Wilson's spiny mouse (101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilson's spiny mouse (Acomys wilsoni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and
Pardine genet (419 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
African Large-spotted Genet). In: J. Kingdon and M. Hoffmann (eds.) The Mammals of Africa. V. Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinoceroses, pp. 237–238. Bloomsbury
Gray spiny mouse (98 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The gray spiny mouse (Acomys cineraceus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Uganda. Its natural habitats
Genet (animal) (3,106 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
(Small-spotted Genet). In: J. Kingdon and M. Hoffmann (eds.) The Mammals of Africa. V. Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinoceroses, pp. 223–229. Bloomsbury
Giant forest genet (223 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
victoriae Giant Genet. In: J. Kingdon and M. Hoffmann (eds.) The Mammals of Africa. V. Carnivores, Pangolins, Equids and Rhinoceroses, pp. 249–250. Bloomsbury
Louise's spiny mouse (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Louise's Spiny Mouse (Acomys louisae) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia. Its natural
Kivu climbing mouse (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kivu climbing mouse (Dendromus nyasae) is a species of rodent in the family Nesomyidae. It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
Kudu (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Kudu (disambiguation). The kudus are two species of antelope of the genus Tragelaphus: Lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis
African wading rat (156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African wading rat or African water rat (Colomys goslingi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Colomys
Yellow golden mole (110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The yellow golden mole (Calcochloris obtusirostris) is a species of mammal in the family Chrysochloridae. It is found in Mozambique, South Africa, and
Afrotarsius (436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
19: Paleogene Prosimians". In Werdelin, L.; Sanders, W.J. Cenozoic Mammals of Africa. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-25721-4.  Jaeger,
Mesozoic mammals of Madagascar (1,653 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Several mammals are known from the Mesozoic of Madagascar. The Bathonian (middle Jurassic) Ambondro, known from a piece of jaw with three teeth, is the
Southern African spiny mouse (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Southern African Spiny Mouse (Acomys spinosissimus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the
Somali golden mole (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Somali golden mole (Calcochloris tytonis) is a golden mole endemic to Somalia. This mole is known only from a fragment of jaw bone and ear bones discovered
Old World porcupine (878 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Old World porcupines, or Hystricidae, are large terrestrial rodents, distinguished by the spiny covering from which they take their name. They range
Southern African spiny mouse (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Southern African Spiny Mouse (Acomys spinosissimus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Botswana, Democratic Republic of the
Paranthropus robustus (799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Paranthropus robustus (or Australopithecus robustus) is an early hominin, originally discovered in Southern Africa in 1938. Particularly regarding cranial
Woodland thicket rat (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The woodland thicket rat (Grammomys dolichurus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the
Dassie rat (427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The dassie rat (Petromus typicus) is an African rodent found among rocky outcroppings. It is the only living member of its genus, Petromus, and family
Hippopotamus (7,400 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Hippo" redirects here. For other uses, see Hippo (disambiguation). This article is about the species Hippopotamus amphibius. For other uses, see Hippopotamus
Australopithecus (3,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australopithecus (AW-struh-loh-PITH-i-kuhs, /ˌɒstrələˈpɪθᵻkəs, ˌɔː-, -loʊ-/; etymology Latin australis "southern", Greek πίθηκος pithekos "ape"; informal
Giraffa jumae (167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Giraffa jumae is an extinct species of even-toed mammal in the Giraffidae family. The species ranged from Malawi to Chad with a possible occurrence of
Narrow-striped mongoose (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The narrow-striped mongoose (Mungotictis decemlineata) is a member of the family Eupleridae, subfamily Galidiinae and endemic to Madagascar. It inhabits
Indian hare (199 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Indian hare (Lepus nigricollis), also known as the black-naped hare, is a common species of hare found in the Indian Subcontinent and in Java. Introduced
Pousargues's mongoose (149 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pousargues's mongoose (Dologale dybowskii), also known as the African tropical savannah mongoose, is the only species in the genus Dologale. The Pousargue's
Rusty-spotted genet (296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) is a genet that is also called panther genet and large-spotted genet. It is widely distributed in sub-Saharan
Deinotherium (933 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Deinotherium ("terrible beast" derived from the Ancient Greek δεινός, deinos meaning "terrible" and θηρίον, therion meaning "beast") was a large prehistoric
Crested servaline genet (288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The crested servaline genet (Genetta cristata), also known as the crested genet, is a small carnivoran endemic to Nigeria and Cameroon. As the population
Arid thicket rat (153 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The arid thicket rat (Grammomys aridulus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Sudan. Its natural habitat is subtropical or
Long-nosed mongoose (303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The long-nosed mongoose (Herpestes naso) is a mongoose native to Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea
Gambian mongoose (369 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gambian mongoose (Mungos gambianus) is widely distributed in the moist savannahs of north-western Africa, from Gambia to Nigeria. The Gambian mongoose
Ruwenzori thicket rat (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ruwenzori thicket rat (Grammomys ibeanus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Kenya, Malawi, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Ethiopian dwarf mongoose (66 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Ethiopian dwarf mongoose (Helogale hirtula), also known as the desert dwarf mongoose or Somali dwarf mongoose, is a mongoose found in eastern Africa
Johnston's genet (303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Johnston's genet (Genetta johnstoni) is a small carnivoran native to the Upper Guinean forests. As it is threatened by deforestation and conversion of
Macmillan's thicket rat (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Macmillan's thicket rat (Grammomys macmillani) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Central African Republic, Democratic Republic
King genet (109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The king genet (Genetta poensis) is a small carnivoran native to the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Liberia, Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. As it
Sand rat (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Psammomys obesus, known as the sand rat or fat sand rat, is a terrestrial mammal from the gerbil subfamily that is mostly found in North Africa and the
Eupleres major (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eupleres major is a rare mongoose-like mammal endemic to Madagascar and classified in the carnivoran family Eupleridae. Eupleres major, recognized only
Red-legged sun squirrel (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Red-legged Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus rufobrachium) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central
Eosiren (40 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eosiren is an extinct genus of sea cow that lived during the late Eocene. Andrews, C. W. (1902). "II.—Preliminary Note on some Recently Discovered
Grey rhebok (385 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The grey rhebok or grey rhebuck (Pelea capreolus), locally known as the Vaal rhebok or Vaalribbok in Afrikaans, is a species of antelope endemic to South
Epixerus (136 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Epixerus ebii, also known as Ebian's palm squirrel, Temminck's giant squirrel, or the western palm squirrel, is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae
Miller's striped mouse (116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Miller's Striped Mouse or Liberian Forest Hybomys (Hybomys planifrons) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Guinea
Giraffe (8,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Giraffe (disambiguation). The giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) is an African even-toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial
African grass rat (470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African grass rat (Arvicanthis niloticus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. The species is divided into the following six subspecies
Amphicyoninae (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amphicyoninae is a subfamily of extinct Amphicyonidae, large terrestrial carnivores (bear-dogs) belonging to the suborder Caniformia (meaning "dog-like")
Anchomomys (48 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anchomomys is a genus of adapiform primate that lived in Europe and Africa during the middle Eocene. Gebo 2002, p. 27. Gebo, D.L. (2002). "Adapiformes:
Small sun squirrel (100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Small Sun Squirrel (Heliosciurus punctatus) is a species of rodent in the family Sciuridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Agriotherium (724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Agriotherium is an extinct genus of Ursidae of the Miocene through Pleistocene epochs, with fossils found in Neogene strata of North America, Europe, Africa
Water chevrotain (650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus), also known as the fanged deer, is a small ruminant found in tropical Africa. It is the largest of the ten
Typical striped grass mouse (634 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The typical striped grass mouse (Lemniscomys striatus) is a small rodent of the suborder Myomorpha in the family Muridae. Lemniscomys striatus comprises
Father Basilio's striped mouse (107 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Father Basilio's striped mouse or Bioko hybomys (Hybomys basilii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found only in Equatorial Guinea
Kanuites (74 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kanuites is an extinct genus of viverrid native to Africa. Kanuites was about 90 centimetres (3 ft) long, and looked remarkably similar to modern genets
Allen's wood mouse (99 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allen's hylomyscus or Allen's wood mouse (Hylomyscus alleni) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is native to West and Central Africa, where
Metridiochoerus (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Metridiochoerus is an extinct genus in the pig family indigenous to the Pliocene and Pleistocene of Africa. It is also known as the Giant Warthog.
Mountain reedbuck (340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula) is an antelope found in mountainous areas of much of sub-Saharan Africa. There are three recognized subspecies
African smoky mouse (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The African smoky mouse or smokey heimyscus (Heimyscus fumosus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is the only species in the genus Heimyscus
Maned rat (879 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
[2], Mammals of Africa Jonathan Kingdon, David Happold, Thomas Butynski, Michael Hoffmann, Meredith Happold, Jan Kalina, [3], Mammals of Africa Jonathan
Stella wood mouse (128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Stella hylomyscus or Stella wood mouse (Hylomyscus stella) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central
Baer's wood mouse (108 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baer's hylomyscus or Baer's wood mouse (Hylomyscus baeri) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae. It is found in Ivory Coast, Ghana, and Sierra Leone
Weyns's duiker (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Weyns's duiker (Cephalophus weynsi) is a tiny antelope found in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, and western Kenya. It is sometimes spelled "Weyn's"
Puku (341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Puku (disambiguation). The puku (Kobus vardonii) is an medium-sized antelope found in wet grasslands in southern Democratic Republic
Brancatherulum (46 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brancatherulum is an extinct genus of Late Jurassic (Kimmeridgian - Tithonian) mammal from the Tendaguru Formation of Tanzania. It is Based on a single
Striped dolphin (1,281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) is an extensively studied dolphin found in temperate and tropical waters of all the world's oceans. It is a
Ogilby's duiker (168 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ogilby's duiker (Cephalophus ogilbyi), is a small antelope found in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, southeastern Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea's Bioko Island