Yellow-Spotted Rock (or Bush) Hyrax

Heterohyrax brucei

Size: Up to 25cm high
Habitat: Savanna
Feeding: Mostly grass and herbs

The Yellow-spotted Rock Hyrax, also called the Bush Hyrax, is a small mammal which has no tail. It has a brown/grey coat.

It is similar to the Rock Hyrax but with a more grey coat and a more pointed face with a white spot over each eye.

They are social animals and live in colonies of up to 30 individuals.

They have a lifespan of 5 - 10 years.

This photo was taken in the Masai Mara, Kenya.









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