Hyraxes sleeping in the sun - South Africa

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Comments (4)

Wojciech Dziuba on December 3, 2010

they lives?

Ria Nicholas on April 23, 2012

Aren't these the little creatures that are actually closely related to the elephant? I cannot remember their name, though. Greetings from Texas, Ria

Ria Nicholas on April 23, 2012

Ah, I have found it: hyrax. Are these hyraxes? Ria

Jicé Remue on April 24, 2012

Yes this is hyraxes sleeping on the rock in the sun...Thanks for this....Jc

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Photo taken in Table Mountain (Nature Reserve), Cape Town, South Africa

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  • Uploaded on November 17, 2010
  • Attribution-No Derivative Works
    by Jicé Remue
    • Exposure: 0.001s (1/800)
    • Focal Length: 200.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.657
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash