Xerus inauris (South African ground squirrel)

Cape ground squirrel, ground squirrel [English]; waaierstertgrondeekhoring [Afrikaans]; Kap- Erdhörnchen [German]; écureuil foisseur de Cap [French]; unomatse [isiXhosa]; ingwejeje yaseKapa, intshidane yaseKapa [isiZulu]; sehlora [Sepedi]; lesamane [Sesotho]; sekata-mosima, samane, sekatêmosima, sekatemosima, sekatê, sekate [Setswana]; ingwejeje, sinkwe [siSwati]; maxindlani [Xitsonga]

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Xerus inauris (South African ground squirrel)

South African ground squirrel, Klerksdorp, North-West Province, South Africa. [photo Gerhard Theron ©]

Xerus inauris (South African ground squirrel) Xerus inauris (South African ground squirrel)

South African ground squirrels, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. [photos Trevor Hardaker ©]

 

 


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