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Tables of Contents for The Behavior Guide to African Mammals
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Foreword
xi
 
Edward O. Wilson
Preface
xiii
 
Guide to the Guide
xvii
 
Part I. Hoofed Mammals: Antelopes and Other Ruminants
1
166
Introduction to the Ruminants
3
4
Antelopes and Buffalo: Family Bovidae
7
19
Duikers: Tribe Cephalophini
26
14
Blue and Maxwell's Duikers
31
6
Cephalophus monticola
C. maxwellii
Gray, Bush, or Common Duiker
37
3
Sylvicapra grimmia
Dwarf Antelopes: Tribe Neotragini
40
23
Steenbok
44
3
Raphicerus campestris
Kirk's Dik-dik
47
5
Madoqua kirkii
Klipspringer
52
5
Oreotragus oreotragus
Oribi
57
6
Ourebia ourebi
Gazelles and Their Allies: Tribe Antilopini
63
28
Thomson's Gazelle
70
5
Gazella thomsonii
Grant's Gazelle
75
5
G. granti
Springbok
80
4
Antidorcas marsupialis
Gerenuk
84
7
Litocranius walleri
Reedbucks, Kob, and Waterbuck: Tribe Reduncini
91
24
Reedbucks
94
4
Redunca Species
Kob
98
4
Kobus kob
Lechwe
102
5
K. leche
Waterbuck
107
4
K. ellipsiprymnus
Vaal or Gray Rhebok, Tribe Peleini
111
4
Pelea capreolus
Horse Antelopes: Tribe Hippotragini
115
18
Roan
120
3
Hippotragus equinus
Sable
123
4
H. niger
Oryx
127
6
Oryx gazella
Hartebeests, Topi, Blesbok, and Wildebeests: Tribe Alcelaphini
133
34
Hartebeest
138
4
Alcelaphus buselaphus
Topi and Tsessebe
142
4
Damaliscus lunatus
Blesbok and Bontebok
146
4
D. dorcas
Common Wildebeest (Gnu)
150
6
Connochaetes taurinus
Black Wildebeest (White-tailed Gnu)
156
2
C. gnou
Impala, Tribe Aepycerotini
158
9
Aepyceros melampus
Spiral-Horned Antelopes and Buffalo: Subfamily Bovinae
167
42
Bushbuck, Kudus, and Elands: Tribe Tragelaphini
168
25
Bushbuck
172
3
Tragelaphus scriptus
Sitatunga
175
2
T. spekii
Nyala
177
3
T. angasii
Lesser Kudu
180
2
T. imberbis
Greater Kudu
182
3
T. strepsiceros
Bongo
185
3
T. (Boocercus) euryceros
Eland
188
5
T. (Taurotragus) oryx
Buffaloes and Cattle: Tribe Bovini
193
8
Buffalo
195
6
Syncerus caffer
Giraffe and Okapi: Family Giraffidae
201
8
Giraffe
202
7
Giraffa camelopardalis
Part II. Hoofed Mammals: Nonruminants
209
18
Other Even-Toed Ungulates: Order Artiodactyla
Swine: Family Suidae
211
11
Bushpig
214
2
Potamochoerus porcus
Giant Forest Hog
216
2
Hylochoerus meinertzhageni
Warthog
218
4
Phacochoerus aethiopicus
Hippopotamuses: Family Hippopotamidae
222
5
Common Hippopotamus
222
5
Hippopotamus amphibius
Odd-Toed Ungulates: Order Perissodactyla
227
22
Rhinoceroses: Family Rhinocerotidae
228
7
Black Rhinoceros
229
3
Diceros bicornis
White Rhinoceros
232
3
Ceratotherium simum
Zebras, Asses, and Horses: Family Equidae
235
14
Grevy's Zebra
240
2
Equus grevyi
Plains Zebra
242
4
E. burchelli
Mountain Zebra
246
3
E. zebra
Near-Ungulates: Superorder Paenungulata
249
20
Hyraxes: Order Hyracoidea, Family Procaviidae
250
9
Rock and Bush Hyraxes
253
4
Procavia johnstoni
Heterohyrax brucei
Tree Hyrax
257
2
Dendrohyrax arboreus
Elephants: Order Proboscidea, Family Elephantidae
259
10
African Elephant
259
10
Loxodonta africana
Part III. Carnivores
269
178
Introduction to Carnivores
271
7
Genets, Civets, and Mongooses: Family Viverridae
278
45
Genets
285
4
Genetta Species
African Civet
289
3
Civettictis civetta
Palm Civet
292
3
Nandinia binotata
Slender Mongoose
295
3
Herpestes sanguineus
Ichneumon, Gray or Egyptian Mongoose
298
4
H. ichneumon
White-tailed Mongoose
302
4
Ichneumia albicauda
Marsh Mongoose
306
1
Atilax paludinosus
Yellow Mongoose
307
3
Cynictis penicillata
Dwarf Mongoose
310
4
Helogale parvula
Banded Mongoose
314
4
Mungos mungo
Suricate or Meerkat
318
5
Suricata suricatta
Hyenas and Aardwolf: Family Hyaenidae
323
26
Striped Hyena
328
3
Hyaena hyaena
Brown Hyena
331
5
H. brunnea
Spotted Hyena
336
8
Crocuta crocuta
Aardwolf
344
5
Proteles cristatus
Cats: Family Felidae
349
35
African Wildcat
357
2
Felis libyca;
Black-footed or Small Spotted Cat
359
2
F. nigripes
Several
361
2
F. serval
Caracal
363
3
F. caracal
Leopard
366
3
Panthera pardus
Lion
369
8
P. leo
Cheetah
377
7
Acinonyx jubatus
Foxes, Jackals, and Dogs: Family Canidae
384
35
Bat-eared Fox
392
6
Otocyon megalotis
Golden Jackal
398
6
Canis aureus
Black-backed or Silver-backed Jackal
404
4
C. mesomelas
Side-striped Jackal
408
2
C. adustus
Wild Dog or Cape Hunting Dog
410
9
Lycaon pictus
Weasels, Otters, Zorilla, and Ratel: Family Mustelidae
419
28
Striped or White-naped Weasel
425
4
Poecilogale albinucha
Zorilla or Striped Polecat
429
4
Ictonyx striatus
Ratel
433
4
Mellivora capensis
Spotted-necked Otter
437
4
Lutra maculicollis
Clawless Otter
441
6
Aonyx capensis
Part IV. Primates
447
112
Introduction to Primates
449
8
Bush Babies and Pottos: Family Lorisidae
457
21
Lesser Bush Baby
467
6
Galago senegalensis
Greater Bush Baby
473
5
G. crassicaudatus
Old World Monkeys: Communication in the Family Cercopithecidae
478
11
Guenons, Mangabeys, and Baboons: Subfamily Cercopithecinae
489
31
Blue or Sykes Monkey
495
6
Cercopithecus mitis
Vervet Monkey
501
8
C. aethiops
Savanna Baboon
509
11
Papio cynocephalus
Colobus Monkeys: Subfamily Colobinae
520
11
Black-and-white Colobus
523
8
Colobus guereza
Great Apes: Family Pongidae
531
28
Gorilla
535
10
Gorilla gorilla
Chimpanzee
545
14
Pan troglodytes
Glossary
559
8
Bibliography
567
34
Additional References Added in Proof
601
4
Index
605