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Notes on the mammal fauna of the Augrabies falls National Park AND surrounding areas, with special reference to regional zoogeographical implications

I. L Rautenbach, Duane A Schlitter, G de Graaff
Koedoe | Vol 22, No 1 | a656 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v22i1.656 | © 1979 I. L Rautenbach, Duane A Schlitter, G de Graaff | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 02 December 1979 | Published: 02 December 1979

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I. L Rautenbach, Transvaal Museum, South Africa
Duane A Schlitter, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, United States
G de Graaff, National Parks Board, South Africa

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Abstract

An annotated checklist of the mammals recorded by direct or indirect means on or near the Augrabies Falls National Park, is provided. Speculations are offered as to which species have become locally extinct during historical times. The , Orange River as a faunal dispersal corridor and barrier, is considered. A numerical analysis to determine whether the Augra-
bies Falls district falls within the Namib or the South West Arid biotic zone, is discussed.

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