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This Rock Hyrax - Procavia capensis was perched on top of a boulder, making calls

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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 Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Sep 26, 2016. Captured Mar 24, 2014 16:58 in 338 Mcfarlane Rd, Seaforth, Cape Town, 7975, South Africa.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/10.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 260mm