List of Mammals of The Kruger National Park


Greater Kruger KuduThere are some 150 mammals in the Kruger National Park from the very large (elephants) to tiny shrews. There are numerous bat species and of course Kruger is famous for the Big 5: elephants, rhino, lions, leopards and buffalo. Print this page out and use as a check list. For Afrikaans list please click the link.

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Please click the name of any mammal on the list below for more information on the Kruger Park animal, to see pictures, videos, and where they are found in the park.

Where to find animals in the Kruger Park?

Aardvark
Aardwolf
African civet
African pipistrellus
African wild cat
Anchieta’s bat
Angola free-tailed bat
Angoni vlei rat
Ansorge’s free-tailed bat
Banana bat
Banded mongoose
Bat-eared fox
Black rhinoceros
Black-backed jackal
Blue wildebeest
Botswana long-eared bat
Brown hyaena
Buffalo
Burchell’s zebra
Bushbuck
Bushpig
Bushveld gerbil
Bushveld horseshoe bat
Butterfly Bat
Cape clawless otter
Cape hare
Cape porcupine
Caracal
Chacma Baboon
Cheetah
Chestnut climbing mouse
Commerson’s leaf-nosed bat
Common duiker
Common molerat
Common slit-faced bat
Damara woolly bat
Darling’s horseshoe bat
Dwarf mongoose
Egyptian free-tailed bat
Egyptian fruit bat
Eland
Elephant
Fat mouse
Four-toed elephant-shrew
Geoffroy’s horseshoe bat
Giant rat
Giraffe
Greater canerat
Greater dwarf shrew
Grey climbing mouse
Grey rhebok
Hildebrandt’s horseshoe bat
Hippopotamus
Honey badger
House mouse
House rat
Impala
Juliana’s golden mole
Klipspringer
Kudu
Kuhl’s bat
Lander’s horseshoe bat
Large grey mongoose
Large-spotted genet
Leopard
Lesser Bushbaby
Lesser red musk shrew
Lesser woolly bat
Lesser yellow house bat
Lichtenstein’s hartebeest
Lion
Little free-tailed bat
Long-tailed serotine bat
Madagascar large free-tailed bat
Melck’s serotine bat
Meller’s mongoose
Midas free -tailed bat
Mountain reedbuck
Multimammate mouse
Namaqua rock mouse
Natal multimammate mouse
Natal red rock rabbit
Nyala
Oribi
Pangolin
Peak-saddle horseshoe bat
Peters’ epauletted fruit bat
Peters’ musk shrew
Pouched mouse
Pygmy mouse
Red duiker
Red veld rat
Reddish-grey musk shrew
Reedbuck
Roan
Rock dassie
Rock elephant-shrew
Ruppell’s bat
Ruppell’s horseshoe bat
Rufous hairy bat
Rusty bat
Sable
Samango monkey
Schlieffen’s bat
Schreibers’ long-fingered bat
Scrub Hare
Selous’ mongoose
Serval
Sharpe’s grysbok
Short-shouted elephant-shrew
Side-striped jackal
Single-striped mouse
Slender mongoose
Small-spotted genet
Somali serotine bat
South African hedgehog
Spiny mouse
Spotted hyaena
Springhaas
Steenbok
Striped polecat
Sundevall’s leaf -nosed bat
Suni
Swamp musk shrew
Swinny’s horseshoe bat
Temminck’s hairy bat
Thick-tailed bushbaby
Tiny musk shrew
Tomb bat
Tree rat
Tree squirrel
Tsessebe
Vervet monkey
Wahlberg’s epauletted fruit bat
Warthog
Water mongoose
Water rat
Waterbuck
Welwitsch’s hairy bat
White rhinoceros
White-tailed mongoose
Wild dog
Woodland dormouse
Woodland mouse
Wood’s slit-faced bat
Yellow golden mole
Yellow house bat
Yellow -spotted rock dassie