hyrax

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Related to Procaviidae: Dendrohyrax, Tree hyrax

hyrax

small herbivorous animal that lives in burrows. It has feet like those of a rhinoceros with five toes on the forefeet and three on the hind and with blunt nails. Called also dassie. Member of the genera Procavia or Dendrohyrax in the family Hyracoidea.