Procavia


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Noun1.Procavia - type genus of the ProcaviidaeProcavia - type genus of the Procaviidae  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Procaviidae, Procaviidae - includes all recent members of the order Hyracoidea
Procavia capensis, rock hyrax, rock rabbit - hyrax that lives in rocky areas
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Hiiemae, "Mechanism of intra-oral transport in a herbivore, the hyrax (Procavia syriacus)," Archives of Oral Biology, vol.
Rock hyraxes (Procavia capensis) and certain fruit-eating bats are also purported to feed on the sarcotesta and disperse the undamaged seeds in the process (Giddy, 1984; Grobbelaar, 2004).
Additionally, the Rock Hyrax (Procavia capensis), released during the 1990s, has maintained a small population up until today around an artificial water source on Jebel Hafit, Al Ain--Abu Dhabi Emirate (Drew C.
The extant analogues for mixed feeders are Tragelaphus imberbis (Blyth 1869) and Procavia capensis Pallas (1766) (Table 1 Appendix 2).
tropica parasites is the rock hyrax (Procavia capensis).
38.4 0.6 Cavia porcellus 39.7 0.7 Rattus norvegicus 43.9 0.9 Procavia capensis 41 0.7 Balaenoptera physalus 41.3 0.9 Physeter macrocephalus 41.9 1.1 Phocena phocena 41.4 1 Canis familiaris 41.1 0.7 Panthera uncia 41.5 0.9 Equus caballus 42.8 1 Sus scrofa 44.6 0.8 Placentals Values with asterisk are from Varriale and Bernardi, unpublished data.
2006: Scale dependent foraging costs: habitat use by rock hyraxes (Procavia capensis) determined using giving-up densities.
longipes are confined around Mt Elgon where these are known to feed on the rock hyrax, Procavia johnstoni Thomas, the tree hyrax, Dendrohyrax arboreus Smith, and the giant rat Cricetomys gambianus Waterhouse, which are the known reservoirs for L.
The bounded count method has been used with rock hyraxes, Procavia capensis, in Africa (Fairall and Crawford, 1981), which like mountain vizcachas are colonial, observable during the day, and occupy discrete patches of rocky habitat.
The hyrax order (Hyracoidea) contains a single family, the rock hyrax family (Procaviidae), represented by the large-toothed rock hyrax (Procavia capensis), which lives in the rocky areas of the southern Sahara, as well as in Palestine and Arabia.