brown hyena

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of southern Africa

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1979: The striped hyena, Hyaena hyaena, in the Judean and Negev Desert and a comparison with the brown hyena, Hyaena brunnea.
He offered us tea, and we explained the problem, the fact that the brown hyena (Hyaena brunnea) was a rare and threatened species, and that the Nature Conservation Act made it an offence to possess either spring-loaded traps or dogs not directly under human control.
It hadn't occurred to us at the time that the trap had been meant for a brown hyena, but this was what one of our game scouts from Thatlaganyane told us a few days later.
The only reason anyone would want a brown hyena or any part thereof was for witchcraft, so "Bike" was obviously on contract to a local sorcerer.
Indirect effects [of diamond mining] on the brown hyena are mostly disturbance and habitat fragmentation, while direct effects are road kills," Wiesel said.
In an effort to mitigate these effects, the project is monitoring the brown hyena population and camera traps have been set up around Bogenfels and Van Reenen Bay.
The brown hyena is relatively safe in protected areas, but clashes with humans elsewhere have taken their toll.
WASHINGTON -- Fifteen American students have begun a two-week research expedition in South Africa to study endangered brown hyenas and other critical conservation issues through a partnership between Nissan North America (NNA) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
The trip to South Africa's Pilanesberg National Park and private game reserves in the North West province, August 2-14, allows the students to work with conservation scientists, who are assessing the conservation value of areas with different levels of protection for a range of carnivores, with special emphasis on brown hyenas.
Hyenas (0822531941) surveys brown hyenas of the African desert, showing a very different style of scavenging.
To test a possible link to home-range size, she and Mason considered 35 carnivores, including lions, cheetahs, brown and black bears, mink, brown hyenas, and arctic foxes.
Top-ranking female brown hyenas hold equal status with males, and they fight as often as males for food, water, mates, and dominance, report two scientists in one of the first reports on the animals' social system.
The researchers observed brown hyenas in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana for more than 3,000 hours in the 1970s and 1980s.
They will work side-by-side with conservation scientists in Pilanesberg National Park and nearby wildlife reserves assessing the value of protected areas for brown hyenas and other carnivores.