HYRACOIDEA, a suborder of ungulate mammals represented at the present day only by the Syrian hyrax (Procavia syriaca), the "coney" of the Bible, and its numerous African relatives, all of which may be included in the single genus Procavia (or Hyrax), and consequently in the family Procaviidae.
The ichneumon (Pharaohs rat) is common and often tame; the coney and jerboa are found in the eastern mountains.
The south shore of the borough has various summer pleasure resorts, of which Coney Island is the most popular.
South to Seaside Park (15 acres), on Brighton Beach, Coney Island.
The Jews are forbidden to eat animals other than cloven-footed ruminants; thus the camel, coney, hare and swine were forbidden; so also any water organisms that had not fins and scales, and a large choice of birds, including swan, pelican, stork, heron and hoopoe.
The beasts and fowls of warren were the hare, the coney, the pheasant and the partridge.
That of the alpine zone includes two species of dassy (Pr ocavia), a coney (Hyrax), and a rat (Otomys).
In the latter are the coney, jerboa, several small rodents and the ibex.
It is said that the aborigines had a breed of dogs which did not bark, and a small coney is also mentioned.
Of the business centre, and Coney Island, about 10 m.