Crocuta crocuta

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Synonyms for Crocuta crocuta

African hyena noted for its distinctive howl

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Competition and cooperation between litter-mates in the spotted hyaena, Crocuta crocuta.
Among living species, the hyena-especially Crocuta crocuta, the spotted hyena -- best manifests the characteristics of an animal adapted to opening bones.
1987: The scent-marking behaviour of the spotted hyaena Crocuta crocuta in the southern Kalahari.
Werdelin and Solounias (1990; 1991) placed Adcrocuta as a sister-group to recent Crocuta crocuta.
Age estimates from tooth wear and tooth eruption pattern have been proposed for wolves Canis lupus, coyotes Canis latrans, sea otters Enhydra lutris, spotted hyenas Crocuta crocuta, leopards Panthera pardus and other carnivores (Garshelis 1984, Stander 1997, Landon et al.
brunnea and Crocuta crocuta, respectively) of sub-Saharan Africa (Gokhelashvili 2002; Postanowicz 2002).