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2015-04-04 00:00:00

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Rock Hyrax, Procavia capensis
2012-10-03 16:46:51

The rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), also known as the Cape hyrax, is one of four species of hyrax and is the sole member of its genus, Procavia. It is occasionally known as the rock rabbit or as a dassie. It is known as three different names in Swahili, although the only name used specifically for this species is the “pimbi.” It holds many subspecies, some of which are known as Cape or rock hyraxes as well. These are usually African species of hyrax. The rock hyrax is found throughout the...

2007-06-25 08:22:56

The Cape Hyrax or Rock Hyrax, Procavia capensis, is a species in the order Hyracoidae. They live south of Syria, Lebanon, through Israel and North Africa to much of sub-Saharan Africa. They are found in savanna or grassland areas. They live in cavities in rock outcroppings and can often be found in the burrows of other animals including those of aardvarks and meerkats. The skull of the Cape Hyrax has a pair of long tusk-like incisors and molars that resemble rhinoceros' molars. The...

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