rock and tree hyraxes are a group of herviborous animals living
in rocky outcrops of west central Africa. All have uique foot
structures that provide a firm grip on the rocks and trees in
which they live. Heterohyrax and Procavia are terrestrial and
live in colonies of 6 to 50 individuals in areas of jumbled
boulders and rock outcrops. Dendrohyrax live in the trees.
"Walker's Mammals of the World" (fifth edition), by
Ronald M. Nowak, Published in 1991 in Baltimore and London by
the Johns Hopkins University Press.