This interactive version of Jonathan Kingdon’s Pocket Guide to African Mammals is an essential field guide for those visiting and living in Africa with an interest in its wildlife. It covers all African land mammals, with some of the smaller mammal groups portrayed generically.

Images, distribution maps and text descriptions of over 460 species found throughout Africa.
You can select a specific African country/region, so that the lists of species throughout the program display only the species in your region.
A personal species list that stores your mammal sightings saved to the device* (ability to upload list coming soon)
Countries/regions covered: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia. Zimbabwe, Mozambique & Malawi, Nigeria, North Sahara (Tunisia), Angola, Zambia, Tanzania, D.R.C, Rwanda Burundi, Kenya, Congo, Gabon, Uganda, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Central Sahara (Niger, Mauritania, Mali, Libya, Egypt), Chad, Western Sahara (Morocco), NW Coast (Togo, Sierra Leone, Senegal, Liberia, Senegal, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Ghana).

*Uninstalling the program will result in the loss of your list, it is recommended that you keep your own backup (master list) separate from the program.

For more wildlife guides see our other apps: Sasol eBirds, Wildlife of Southern Africa, British Wildlife Photoguide.

NB. This Application WILL ONLY work on an iPhone or iPod Touch (2nd GEN) running OS V3.0 or higher NOT A NORMAL IPOD CLASSIC/NANO.

What’s New

Version 1.2

Updated app for latest iOS and devices

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

DFBurns ,

Nice digital version of the book with one big bug

Great app. Nice to carry this instead of the book on safari but: the My Location feature just doesn’t work. If you choose an East African country like Tanzania, all the West African species are still in the index. Not a show stopper though - just inconvenient.

misccrl ,

Good app version of the book

I only wish the coverage of rodents and bats was better. And also, fix the Latin names on the app. Generic names are capitalized, species names are NOT!

§1 🔵🔵🔵🔵 🇺🇸 ,

Good bit over priced but it is good either way

I feel it is good. But there is a bug fix. It needs the Thompson Gazelle range instead of the Speke Gazelle range on the Thompson Gazelle Range. Ok. If not excuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuze me Gee thanks 4 de Aoudad.

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