Did you know?
* A leopard’s tail is as long as it’s body.
* Southern African ground squirrels whistle loudly when they sense danger.
* Lions roar so loudly that they can be heard nearly 10 km away!

Learn these and other interesting facts about southern Africa’s animal kingdom with the Sasol Mammals for Beginners app.

Quick and convenient, this app highlights the animals you are likely to spot while hiking up the mountain, on a trip to the coast, or while visiting a national park or nature reserve for a safari adventure. From the ‘Big 5’ to the commonly seen ocean mammals, this app has it covered.

The app is perfect for beginners, or someone visiting the region for a short while. It includes beautiful photos, videos, animal calls, maps and easy-to-read information about the animals (including their conservation status).

It includes 5 free species accounts. The remaining 41 species can be unlocked with a single in-app purchase. The size of the app is about 140 mb, as it includes all 46 species in the initial download.

• Easy to use, navigate and search
• Contains 46 species
• About 240 images
• Videos and animal calls included where available
• Available in Afrikaans as Sasol Eerste Veldgids Soogdiere

What’s New

Version 1.8

• Bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

2.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Brendon.Versfeld ,

Pay if you want it to be worthwhile

The free version has very limited usefulness. It’s really just to give you a sense of what the app does. If you want free, you will be disappointed.

The paid version, however, is pretty good. Really helped us keep the little ones engaged on a recent bush trip.

Jacocl ,

Waste of Your Time and Effort

The app only covers a small selection of animals in the freeware edition. The information provided on each of the animals is very limited and you will be able to get much more with a quick internet search.
Really not what I expected when I down-loaded the app. A quick delete did the trick.

MarkS2001 ,

Lots of information

Great app, easy to you and packed with information. Videos and animal calls are great.


App Developer Studio Cc
168.5 MB

Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
In-App Purchases
  1. Sasol First Field Guide Mammals in-App Purchase R79.99


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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