Rock hyrax

Daman des rochers

Damans des rochers – Tanzanie

Did you know that the hyrax is considered as, genetically, the nearest parent to the elephants? One big elephant being a cousin of an animal just a little bigger than a mouse…

Rock hyrax (Procavia capensis, Daman des rochers or daman du Cap)
Seronera, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, March 2013