Friday, August 8, 2014

Fact of the Day: Elephant Cousin

Despite looking more like a badger, the rock hyrax is actually the closest living relative to modern-day elephants. 

15 comments:

Margaret D said...

oh goodness, that's interesting.

Cloudia said...

gee!

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Dana said...

That's pretty cool!

Pilar Domínguez said...

Amazing how genetics always astonish me! Kisses:)

Anonymous said...

you have peaked my interest, I'm going to learn more about this, thanks!!!!

Pat Hatt said...

Never would have guessed that

LV said...

Never heard of this. Looks like a long way from an elephant.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Wow, that's pretty remarkable!

Holy Ghost Writer said...

Doesn't even resemble an elephant

Al Penwasser said...

Huh.
I thought that was Michael Moore.
Or Oprah.

stephen Hayes said...

It sure doesn't resemble an elephant. But then I don't resemble MY relatives.

Tinie said...

A beauty, your picture too.
Greetings Tinie

DEZMOND said...

looks most delightful!

Dascha said...

Cool! So cute!

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Theresa Mahoney said...

That's just weird. Doesn't look like an elephant at all.