Mammals - Africaraw

Etosha National Park

A rock hyrax or dassie (Procavia capensis on characteristic sentinel duty on the calcite ridge above the dry Auob river, Kgalagadi transfrontier park, South Africa.
Biology Note:- The dassie has DNA and anatomical features that links its distant origin to that of the elephant e.g. continual upper incisor tooth growth , undescended testes http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_hyrax)

Auob riverKgalagadi transfrontier parkSouth Africacalcite ridgerock hyrax Procavia capensis