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  • Estes, R. 1991. The Behavior Guide to African Mammals. Berkeley: The University of California Press.
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  • Hoeck, H. 1989. Demography and Competition in Hyrax. A 17 Years Study. Oecologia, 79: 353-360.
  • Hoeck, H. N. 1982. Population dynamics, dispersal and genetic isolation in two species of hyrax (Heterohyrax brucei and Procavia johnstoni) on habitat islands in the Serengeti. Zeitschrift fur Tierpsychologie 59:1.
  • Jacobson, R., C. Eisenberger, M. Svobodova, G. Baneth, J. Sztern, J. Carvalho, A. Nasereddin, M. Fari, U. Shalom, P. Volf, J. Votypka, J. Dedet, F. Pratlong, G. Schonian, L. Schnur, C. Jaffe, A. Warburg. 2003. Outbreak of Cutaenous Leishmaniasis in Northern Israel. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 188: 1065-73.
  • Kershenbaum, A., Ilany, A., Blaustein, L., & Geffen, E. (2012). Syntactic structure and geographical dialects in the songs of male rock hyraxes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, rspb.2012.0322-. doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.0322
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  • Lovegrove, B. G. 2000. The Zoogeography of Mammalian Basal Metabolic Rate. American Naturalist 156:201-219.
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  • Mendelssohn, H. 1965. Breeding the syrian hyrax. International Zoo Yearbook 5:116-125.
  • Millar, R., T. Glover. 1970. Seasonal changes in the reproductive tract of the male rock hyrax, Procavia capensis. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 23: 497-499.
  • Moran, S., S. Sofer, M. Cohen. 1987. Control of the rock hyrax, Procavia capensis, in fruit orchards by fluoroacetamide baits. Crop Protection, 6: 265-270.
  • Nowak, R. M. 1991. Walker's Mammals of the World. 5 edition. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore & London.
  • Olds, N., J. Shoshani. 1982. Mammalian Species Procavia capensis. American Society of Mammalogists, 171: 1-7.
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  • Richard Weigl (2005) Longevity of Mammals in Captivity; from the Living Collections of the World. Kleine Senckenberg-Reihe 48: Stuttgart.
  • Roche, J. 1962. Nouvelles donnes sur la reproduction des hyracoides. Mammalia 26:517-529.
  • Ronald Nowak (1999) Walker's Mammals of the World. Johns Hopkins University Press: Baltimore.
  • Sale, J. 1966. Daily food consumption and mode of ingestion in the hyrax. J. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc., 25: 215-224.
  • Shoshani, J. 2005. Order Hyracoidea. Pages 87-88 in Mammal Species of the World, 3rd Edition. D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder, eds. Johns Hopkins University Press.
  • Skinner, J. D., and R. H. N. Smithers. 1990. The mammals of the southern African subregion. University of Pretoria, Pretoria.
  • Skinner, J., C. Chimimba. 2005. The Mammals of the Southern African Sub-region. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Smith, F. A., S. K. Lyons, S. K. M. Ernest, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, T. Dayan, P. Marquet, J. H. Brown, and J. P. Haskell. 2003. Body size of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403.
  • Svobodová, M., P. Volf, J. Votýpka. 2006. Experimental transmission of Leishmania tropica to hyraxes (Procavia capensis) by the bite of Phlebotomus arabicus. Microbes and Infection, 8: 1691-1694.
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1992. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 1993. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing. xviii + 1207
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2
  • Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds. 2005. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2. 2142
  • Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole. 2000. Common Names of Mammals of the World
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