Animal Profiles

Felids are mammals in the cat family (Felidae) which includes the domestic cat, Felis silvestris catus. There are seven wild felids found in South Africa.

Canids are mammals in the dog family (Canidae) which includes the domestic dog, Canis lupus familiaris. There are four wild canids found in South Africa.

  • All
  • Wild Canids
  • Wild Felids
Panthera pardus pardus
Lycaon pictus
Otocyon megalotis
Felis nigripes
Vulpes chama
Canis mesomelas mesomelas
Caracal caracal caracal
Leptailurus serval
Acinonyx jubatus jubatus
Panthera leo melanochaita
Felis lybica cafra