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A note on the smaller mammals of the Mountain Zebra National Park

J. A. J. Nel, J. J. L. Pretorius
Koedoe | Vol 14, No 1 | a719 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v14i1.719 | © 1971 J. A. J. Nel, J. J. L. Pretorius | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 May 1971 | Published: 21 May 1971

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J. A. J. Nel,, South Africa
J. J. L. Pretorius,

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Collecting in April 1971 yielded 74 specimens of 16 species. Of these, seven species (Elephantulus rupestris, Lepus saxatilis, Pronolagus crassicaudatus, Graphiurus murinus, Aethomys namaquensis, Desmodillus auricularis and Gerbillurus paeba) are new records for the park. Distribution in habitat-types for each species known to occur are described.


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