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Rabbit of the Rocks A cute little rodent from the cliffs and crevices of the African jungles , The rock hyrax is a rodent residing in the huge boulders and crevices in various ranges from the great rift valley , found this one at lake nakuru , kenya Fall,Geotagged,Kenya,Mammalia,Mammals,Procavia capensis,Rock hyrax,Spring,lake nakuru Click/tap to enlarge

Rabbit of the Rocks

A cute little rodent from the cliffs and crevices of the African jungles , The rock hyrax is a rodent residing in the huge boulders and crevices in various ranges from the great rift valley , found this one at lake nakuru , kenya

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The rock hyrax or rock badger is one of the four living species of the order Hyracoidea, and the only living species in the genus ''Procavia''. Like all hyraxes, it is a medium-sized terrestrial mammal, superficially resembling a guinea pig with short ears and tail. The closest living relatives to hyraxes are the modern-day elephants and sirenians. The rock hyrax is found across Africa and the Middle East, in habitats with rock crevices in which to escape from predators. Hyraxes typically live in.. more

Similar species: Hyraxes
Species identified by Va₹ad Bansod
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By Va₹ad Bansod

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Uploaded Dec 14, 2015. Captured Apr 16, 2015 10:30 in Baruti East, Nakuru, Kenya.
  • Canon EOS 1200D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/100s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm