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Discussion in 'Nature' started by BillN, Jan 6, 2015.

  1. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    Guess which?

    quite unusual

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  2. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    marmosets ?
     
  3. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Rock Dassies?
     
  4. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    ? another image coming


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  5. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill

    Yes

    The closest living relatives to hyraxes are the modern-day elephants

    20" long and 8 lbs


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  6. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Seen 'em once, on top of Table Mountain. Got sunstroke up there too, but still went on a tour of the Cape vineyards the following day.. Kill or cure :biggrin:
     
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  7. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    Hope you didn't drink toooooo much
     
  8. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
  9. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    I used to watch these in the alps - they lived in colony in a huge pile of rocks & were very timid / wary of anyone
     
  10. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    when I saw them there were feet away and one came up close and seemed to be interested in my sandwiches

    hyraxes to elephant or vica versa - selective breeding I reckon
     
  11. RT Panther

    RT Panther SC All-Pro

    Dec 25, 2012
    I want one! :smile:
     
  12. Isoterica

    Isoterica SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 6, 2011
    You sound like my husband! The last animal he wanted was an armadillo.