The fauna includes the lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, giraffe, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, buffalo, zebra, kudu and many other kinds of antelope, wild pig, ostrich and crocodile.
Cheetah.-Size of a small leopard and similar in colour, but has black spots in lieu of rings.
Two species of lynx, the cheetah (Felis jubata), F.
5 - The following abound: wild swine, hyaena, jackal, cheetah, fox; gazelle (in herds), antelope species (in the steppe); jerboa, mole, porcupine, and especially the common European rat (in the desert); bat, long-haired desert hare.
The cheetah lingers in the extreme south of the Jerid; so also does the caracal lynx.
The fauna includes the elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah, roan-antelope, hartebeeste, kudu and many other kinds of antelope, wart-hog, hares, quail, partridge, jungle-fowl, bustard and guinea-fowl.
The cheetah or hunting leopard (Cynaelurus jubatus) must be carefully distinguished from the leopard proper.