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.
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.
The Arnhem Caves are the largest in Namibia, this simple rest camp allows guests to explore these caves
Built from locally made red Kalahari clay bricks this is a wonderful lodge. Expect good food, stunning Kalahari sunsets and a warm welcome
An ideal stop over in the Kalahari en-route between Botswana and central Namibia
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
Offers a variety of accommodation styles from guest houses to a tented camp.