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    Default Baby Hyraxes Pop into the Maryland Zoo

    ZooBorns contributor Nikon Doll captured these shots of the Maryland Zoo's baby Rock Hyraxes last week. Rock Hyraxes use "sentries" - one or more inidividuals which warn of approaching danger from a high vantage point. Although they might look like rodents, they are actually a fairly close relative of elephants and manatees!


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    Never heard of a hyrax before, but they are cute.

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    Never heard of this animal, but certainly adorable.

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    There's nothing cute about them!!

    Darn it.. It will always be the Baltimore Zoo!!
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    They are cute and I like the name Hydrax. But if I saw one outside - I'd probably think it was a rat and run away screaming. I'm such a wimp.

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    thats OK I never heard of the Maryland Zoo, we always went to the Zoo in Washington D.C. you know the one they let go to pot after it was fixed up in the 70's and 80.s.

    I'll have to read up on them, they look like a rodent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GaPeach View Post
    thats OK I never heard of the Maryland Zoo, we always went to the Zoo in Washington D.C. you know the one they let go to pot after it was fixed up in the 70's and 80.s.

    I'll have to read up on them, they look like a rodent.
    The reason you never heard of the Maryland Zoo because it was always the Baltimore Zoo!! Now, it is the Maryland Zoo at Baltimore!!
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    ^^ because it used to be the Baltimore Zoo and it was a dump.. now it's half closed and apparently doing well.

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    Hyraxes are closely related to elephants and manatees. But you can't tell by looking at them.

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