*** Do you plan to go on a Safari in Southern Africa, Namibia, Simbabwe, Botswana or Kenya? Then this is the app for you: Based on the renowned reference work "Mammals of Southern Africa" from Burger Cillié, the app covers 137 species. All larger mammals of the southern African sub-region are included. With more than 200 excellent colour images, plus distribution maps, tracks, and animal calls this app is the ultimate digital pocket field guide! Easy identification with the advanced compare mode. This app was produced and designed by experienced biologists. Professional designers have created a user interface which allows a simple and intuitive handling. ***

This app is a co-production between BRIZA Publications and SUNBIRD IMAGES, creator of professional mobile field guides. The new edition of this popular field guide has been fully updated and revised, making it one of the most comprehensive guides to the mammals of the southern African sub-region.

The app "Mammal Guide of Southern Africa" is part of the SUNBIRD IMAGES “RED LABEL” series. Our apps of the RED LABEL series encompass sophisticated field guides which provide extensive data of regularly occurring species. These apps mainly focus on the native species of the respective region. With an easy-to-use design the apps of our RED LABEL series address all nature lovers. The apps are well suited for ambitious beginners, the naturalist, hikers as well as parents aiming to give their children an understanding of nature.

This digital "Mammal Guide of Southern Africa" offers:

- 137 species, covering all larger mammals in the entire southern African region
- Distribution maps
- Animal call including spectrograms
- Information on size, taxonomy, Habitat, Distribution, breeding, food, enemies
- Animal names in English, Afrikaans, Latin, German, and French
- Use the compare mode to distinguish different species
- Identify similar species
- Create sighting lists on a map via GPS and sort by place, date, group, and name
- Make notes for each animal spotted
- 3 different display modes
- “A–Z View” lists all species alphabetically
- “Category View” lists all mammals by clustering related taxa
- The "Gallery View" again groups all related species into 20 pictorial categories

The app will continuously be developed further. All updates are free of charge. Once downloaded no internet connection needed – just download the app and enjoy your Safari!
Visit our internet support site for more information We are happy, if you like our app. Please don't hesitate to email us if you have any questions or suggestions or comments at:

What’s New

Version 1.6.1

Minor bugs fixed!

Don't forget to try out our new Wildflowers South Africa app!

Ratings and Reviews

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Karldby7605 ,

Perfect companion on Safari!

I used this guide today on a Safari tour in South Africa and it is just brilliant! especially all the different Antilope species are quite confusing can all be very easily identified with this app. Loads of information too. I also like the spoors and animal sounds!

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Mullen & Pohland GbR
372.5 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



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