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Related to Procavia: rock hyrax, hyrax
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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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The extant analogues for mixed feeders are Tragelaphus imberbis (Blyth 1869) and Procavia capensis Pallas (1766) (Table 1 Appendix 2).
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.