Working with ToPS Species (Threatened or Protected Species).
This time it's a very rare (and absolutely adorable)... Tree Hyrax (Denrohyrax arboreus).
This juvenile arrived earlier this week after being found in the Balgowan Conservancy, wandering alone in the daytime. Being nocturnal mammals this was highly unusual.
Tree Hyrax, unlike the Rock Hyrax are solitary and tend to stay in their immediate family group, consisting of a mother and her young during the breeding season.
They are arboreal folivores, this means that they feed on foliage (leaves), and make use of cavities in trees as dens, which the mother and her young will inhabit during the daylight hours. This little one can skillfully climb tress at the amazing age of 1 day and eats solid food from day 3!!! It will be returned to the wild shortly.
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