Hyrax

Hyrax
Kingdom
  Animal
Class
  Mammal
Order
  Hyrax

 
Status
  Varies by species.
Added by
  JindoJeff - cheetah
Date Updated
  Wed Apr 10 19:46:31 2013
Image Credit
  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Klipdas.jpg
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Hyrax Facts & Trivia for kids

  • There are four living species of Hyrax.
  • Hyraxex may resemble rabbits but they are more closely related to hoofed mammals.
  • Hyraxes can climb steep rock faces.
  • The pads of the Hyraxes foot is moistened by glandular secretions, which helps it climb.
  • Hyraxes are found in Africa and the Middle East.
  • Many species or subspecies of Hyrax are endangered.
  • Hyraxes have poor temperature control and may huddle together for warmth.

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