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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bush hyrax Heterohyrax brucei

Observer

tlim

Date

October 2, 2014 12:34 PM AST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Serengeti, reddish brown

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rock hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

tlim

Date

October 1, 2014 05:11 PM AST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Serengeti, grey

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

dejong

Date

October 20, 2014

Description

Photograph by De Jong & Butynski, wildsolutions.nl

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dejong

Date

September 23, 2014

Description

De Jong & Butynski, wildsolutions.nl

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

asemerdj

Date

November 10, 2012

Place

Cape Point (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax Heterohyrax brucei

Observer

martingrimm

Date

September 30, 2009 01:52 PM CEST

Place

Serengeti (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

bush hyrax Heterohyrax brucei

Observer

asemerdj

Date

November 3, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

Hyraxes Family Procaviidae

Observer

muir

Date

August 10, 2014 08:30 AM EAT

Description

Note that, contrary to the widely held belief that hippopotami kill more people every year than any other African animal, that claim is actually true of the unassuming baby hyrax. (Note: not really.)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

August 9, 2014 12:10 PM CAT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

dremsen

Date

October 11, 2009

Description

Near the table mountain cable car

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax Heterohyrax brucei

Observer

martingrimm

Date

June 29, 2014 07:15 AM EAT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

tsoleau

Date

June 19, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Hyraxes (from the Greek ὕραξ "shrewmouse") are small, thickset, herbivorous mammals in the order Hyracoidea. Hyraxes are well-furred, rotund animals with short tails. Typically, they measure between 30 and 70 cm long and weigh between 2 and 5 kg. They are often mistaken for rodents, but are more closely related to elephants. Four species are recognised; the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), the yellow-spotted rock hyrax (Heterohyrax brucei), the western tree hyrax (Dendrohyrax dorsalis) and the southern tree hyrax...

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