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Setzer's Pygmy Mouse

wildlife of Namibia

Introduction: The little-known Setzer's pygmy mouse's (Mus setzeri) was named after Dr. H.W. Setzer, a former curator of mammals at the United States Natural History Museum in Washington D.C. There are no recordings of this mouse’s habits, diet or reproduction patterns, other than it has a wide habitat tolerance, occurring on the fringes of pans. It is also smaller than the desert pygmy mouse and has a shorter tail.

Distribution: Kaudom Game Park and Tsumkwe regions.

Colouring: Pinkish-grey upperparts with a white belly. The upper surfaces of the feet are white.

Size: Head and body length 56mm. Tail 36mm. Weight: Between 5 and 9g.

Wildlife Namibia

Arnhem Cave Rest Camp

The Arnhem Caves are the largest in Namibia, this simple rest camp allows guests to explore these caves

Eningu Clay House

Built from locally made red Kalahari clay bricks this is a wonderful lodge. Expect good food, stunning Kalahari sunsets and a warm welcome

Kiripotib Guest Farm

Hans and Claudia run an excellent guest farm - activities include game drives, learning about (and eating) local sheep, the art centre and carpet weaving. We think this is one of the best guest farms in Namibia

Sandune Lodge

Offers a variety of accommodation styles from guest houses to a tented camp.

Fly Drive Safari Namibia