Members Only Month

January 4th - February 4th 2022 is open to our Members Only. We look forward to welcoming all our visitors back on February 5th 2022

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Adult £23.00 £20.68
Children (3-15 Years) £16.50 £15.00
Under 3's £1.10 £1.00
Concession (Senior 65+/Student) £19.25 £17.50
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Child / Adult / Carer £11.00 £10.00

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Rock Hyrax

Procavia capensis



Size: Head / Body Length 45 - 60cm
Weight: 2.5 - 4.6kg



Rock hyrax live in a wide variety of habitats, from arid desert to rainforests, but are usually found on rocky outcrops and crags. Rock hyrax are built for rock climbing – with special sticky pads on their feet to ensure sure footing! Try to spot our hyrax dashing around their rocky enclosure – look carefully, their fur is very well camouflaged!



Rock hyrax eat a variety of grasses and shrubs.



Rock hyrax are born after a pregnancy of around 7- 8 months. One to six young are born fully furred and have their eyes open. They can move around with agility after a day.



There are no known major threats to the rock hyrax however they are still hunted locally.

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