"Table Mountain - fauna" Table Mountain Tip by grets

Table Mountain, Cape Town: 170 reviews and 287 photos

  Rock Dassie, or Hyrax
by grets

Table Mountain is also home to a prosperous colony of rock dassies (hyraxes), those curious rodent-like creatures whose closest living relative is the elephant. They like to be fed. Other animals you are likely to spot are grysbok, the exotic Himalayan tahr (an Asian mountain goat) and baboons.

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  • Written Jan 31, 2005
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