Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

Yellow-spotted rock hyrax

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Heterohyrax brucei
WEIGHT
2456.7 g

The yellow-spotted rock hyrax or bush hyrax is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, southern Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, northern South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and rocky areas. Hyrax comes from the Greek word ὕραξ, or shrew-mouse.

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Di

Diurnal

Ca

Carnivore

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Br

Browsing

Po

Polygyny

Po

Polygamy

So

Social

Hi

Highly social

Mi

Migrating

Y

starts with

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
229 days
BABY CARRYING
1.9

References

1. Yellow-spotted rock hyrax Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-spotted_rock_hyrax
2. Yellow-spotted rock hyrax on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/9997/21283287

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