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BBC Nature – Hyraxes: why Israel’s ‘rock rabbits’ have become pests

10 August 2011

BBC Nature – Hyraxes: why Israel’s ‘rock rabbits’ have become pests.

Relatives of the elephant, hyraxes (conies in the King James bible translation) are causing trouble in Israel.  There are four species of hyrax, & I would say are the epitomy of ‘cuteness’!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_Hyrax

Here is a hyrax skull from the Grant Museum in a photograph I took last week –

Hyrax in the Grant Museum

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