Psalms 104:18 says
חָרִים הַגְּבֹהִים, לַיְּעֵלִים; סְלָעִים, מַחְסֶה לַשְׁפַנִּים
"The high mountains are for the wild goats [ibex]; the rocks are a refuge for the hyrax."
I posted a picture to prove that about the ibex, now let's look at the hyrax.
Here is my last-Thursday hiking friend communing with a hyrax near the first waterfalls at Ein Gedi Nature Reserve.
Families of rock hyrax (Procavia capensis) , or conies, live in rock crannies or in thickets of reeds.
Even though they are mammals, their body temperature changes according to the ambient temperature. So on cold mornings you can see them sunbathing on top of rocks before resuming activity.
And they run really fast!
The rock hyrax have lived in the Jordan Valley for a long time, as evidenced by this ancient mosaic in Tabgha.
Next week for Camera-Critters Sunday meme we can look at the birds of Ein Gedi.