Gallery description : rock hyrax

The top speed it can reach is 30kph (18mph). Rock Hyrax which methodical name is procavia capensis is usually 45cm - 55cm (17.7in - 21.6in). The life span is 5 - 12 years. Rock Hyrax usually inhabits dry savanna and rainforest. It has a fur skin type. The diet is omnivore. The average weight of the rock hyrax is 3kg - 4kg (6.6lbs - 8.8lbs).

Facts about rock hyraxs
NameRock Hyrax
PredatorsLeopards, large birds, snakes
Life Span5 - 12 years
Weight3kg - 4kg (6.6lbs - 8.8lbs)
KingdomAnimalia
OrderHyracoidea
Size (L)45cm - 55cm (17.7in - 21.6in)
ColourBrown, tan, grey, yellow, white
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Scientific NameProcavia capensis
GenusProcavia
HabitatDry savanna and rainforest
FamilyProcaviidae
DietOmnivore
Skin TypeFur
GroupMammal
LifestyleDiurnal
Top Speed30kph (18mph)
Average Litter Size2
PreyGrasses, fruits, lizards
ClassMammalia
Common NameRock hyrax
PhylumChordata
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