Hyrax species

There are three genuses: Dendrohyrax, Heterohyrax and Procavia

Dendrohyrax: 4 species + several still unidentified

  1. Dendrohyrax arboreus Southern tree hyrax
  2. Dendrohyrax validus Eastern tree hyrax
  3. Dendrohyrax dorsalis Western tree hyrax
  4. Dendrohyrax interfluvialis Benins tree hyrax


  1. Heterohyrax brucei + 20 subspecies – there are different species yet to be discovered


  1. Procavia capensis Rock hyrax + 17 subspecies – some of them are distinct species

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Peculiar features of hyraxes

ROCK HYRAX Procavia capensis Western tree hyrax – Dendrohyrax dorsalis

Taita tree hyraxes filmed at night

Acoustic communication of Taita tree hyrax

Taita tree hyrax – mysterious relict species

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