Other large game animals

Cape fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus)

Found along the Skeleton coast, especially at the Cape Cross seal preserve.

nursing fur seal pup fur seal claws Cape fur seal portrait Cape fur seal Cape fur seals Cape fur seal pup Cape fur seal with fishing net Cape fur seal colony Cape fur seals swimming

Chacma baboon (Papio ursinus)

Found near Windhoek, where they are considered a nuisance, and along the seasonal rivers in Damaraland. They are not found in Etosha because there are no trees for them to climb to escape predatory lions.

chacma baboon chacma baboons chacma baboon

Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)

Fairly common at night near waterholes in Etosha.

black rhinos at water hole

Giraffe (Giraffe camelopardalis giraffa)

Found in bush areas.

giraffe drinking giraffes at waterhole giraffe

Zebra (Equus quagga)

Common in Etosha.

zebra and colt zebra zebra drinking

Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)

Common in Etosha, warthogs can be a driving hazard near Windhoek.

warthog warthog warthog

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