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Recent observations

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

adrian-lombard1

Date

December 13, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

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mgochfeld

Date

March 24, 2015

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

dhobern

Date

May 20, 2015 05:09 PM CEST

Description

Procavia capensis (Pallas, 1766), Rock Hyrax, Cape Point, South Africa, 20 May 2015

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

bee-elle

Date

December 26, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hyraxes Family Procaviidae

Observer

bee-elle

Date

August 6, 2014

Place

nairobi (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

rock dassie Procavia capensis

Observer

nlaroche

Date

December 12, 2014 11:25 PM PST

Description

(time is in PST because that is what my camera is set at)

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What

Rock Dassie Procavia capensis

Observer

martinahoelzllwg

Date

April 6, 2014

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Observer

joachim

Date

July 30, 2014

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What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

kylecmsmith

Date

October 14, 2014

Description

After reaching the top of Table Mountain, I started heading in the direction of the tourist shop in order to find some much needed drinking water. I saw some people looking over the wall to the left, and I looked over. Just as I was hoping, there was a hyrax. I actually saw a few in that area.

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No photos or sounds

What

Hyraxes Family Procaviidae

Observer

johnnybirder

Date

January 14, 2015 07:03 AM SAST

Photos / Sounds

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What

bush hyrax Heterohyrax brucei

Observer

dejong

Date

January 11, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Rock Hyrax Procavia capensis

Observer

vnsankar

Date

December 31, 2014

Description

Observed in an are of rocky kopjes along with Bush Hyrax in Ol Doinyo Lemboro Ranch, N-Central Laikipia.

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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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