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Actual Scientific name : French name English name
Aonyx capensis Loutre ŕ joues blanches  Cape Clawless Otter; Arfican Clawless Otter 
Ictonyx striatus Zorille commun  Striped Polecat; Zorilla 
Lutra maculicollis Loutre ŕ cou tacheté  Spotted-necked Otter 
Mellivora capensis Ratel  Honey Badger 
Poecilogale albinucha Poecilogale ŕ nuque blanche  African Striped Weasel; White-naped Weasel 

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