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Rock Hyrax

Procavia capensis


Close to the River Camp in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania, there was this hyrax (aka "dassie" in South Africa) living in one of the trees. Despite its habitat, this individual is a rock hyrax and not a tree hyrax (vaguely resembling an oversize guinea pig).

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jeslowery 9 years ago

Aw, love them!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 11 years ago

wow man so cool! you get some of the best animals

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 11 years ago

Wow what a wonderful creature beautiful spotting and photos!

williefromwi 11 years ago

Fantastic spotting, wonderfully photographed.

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Manyara, Tanzania

Spotted on Feb 11, 2011
Submitted on Jun 29, 2012

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