Wildlife

Dassies…

Dassies…

DassiesAre also called Rock Rabbits.

Dassies

These Dassies, usually seen far off, scuttling along ledges or sitting dead still, were munching away on the grass, the SEA as a backdrop!DassiesAlso called Hyraxes, we were always told their closest relatives are elephants! Im guessing IF they are related, its pretty distant…http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_hyraxhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_hyrax

hyrax

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Suki - 25. Sep, 2014 - Reply

Cute little furries. When I was in Mosselbay the authorities had stopped the public feeding them & they were in a very sad state.

frankiekay - 25. Sep, 2014 - Reply

Yes, I heard that there were plenty in Mossel Bay – we just drove right through in order to get into Still Bay in time