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- 1972, James Clarke & John Pitts, Focus on fauna, page 31:
- Most people are surprised when they read that the rock rabbit's nearest relative (apart from the similar tree dassie) is the elephant.
- 1997, M. G. L. Mills, The complete book of Southern African mammals, page 117:
- The Natal red rock rabbit is the largest of the rock rabbits in southern Africa.
- 2009, Stephan Taylor, Finkelstein's Folder: Echoes from Judea, →ISBN, page 69:
- It was designated the cave of the three-toed rock rabbit, and it was a favourite place for the little creatures to seek refuge.