spotted hyena

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African hyena noted for its distinctive howl

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Each 10-min broadcast started with 40-60 s of a single female lion, followed by 80-100 s of prey, and 40 s of a spotted hyena; this sequence was repeated three times.
It has a population of more than 10,000 mammals, including elephant, buffalo, black and white rhino, antelope, lion, cheetah, leopard, spotted hyena and wild dogs.
Endocrine differentiation of fetal ovaries and testes of the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta): timing of androgen-independent versus androgen-driven genital development.
Crouching in long grass 100 metres away was a spotted hyena. As it popped its head up, we saw its beady eyes fix on au a possible quarry as it briefly weighed up the effort needed to hunt it down.
Now it was the spotted hyena's chance to eat, as skittish jackals and patient, hunched vultures watched and awaited their turn.
Chapters quickly unfold on the hyenas' methods of hunting, hyenas' physical adaptation for hunting, the clans of the spotted hyenas, and spotted hyena cubs.
Family Hyaenidae has four species belonging to three genera; spotted hyena Crocuta crocuta Erxleben, 1777, brown hyena Hyaena brunnea Thunberg, 1820, striped hyena Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus, 1758 and aardwolf Proteles cristatus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1824.
The Spotted Hyena: A Study of Predation and Social Behavior provides a solid study recommended for college-level collections strong in African animals, and refutes the common notion of the spotted hyena as a scavenger.
la baronne de Kotf parti furtivement de Paris dans la nuit du 20 au 21 juin 1791, depicted her as male/female ["His excellence M [arie] the Baronness de Korf"], working from popular representations of the queen as a masculinized she-wolf--or a cowardly Spotted hyena tricked out with the head of a woman and a Medusa coiffure decked with serpents (fig.
Do you know that the spotted hyena's cry resembles a crazy laugh?
And how a spotted hyena came by and sniffed his dead body and walked past it without even taking a simple bite.
Late Pleistocene European bone assemblages have been produced mainly by late Ice Age spotted hyena Crocuta crocuta spelaea [1] and were first recognized by Buckland [2] in the "Kuhloch Cave" (Konig-Ludwigs Cave, Bavaria, Germany) and the Kirkdale Cave (Kent, England).
The animals that can be hunted include the Hippopotamus, Crocodile, Sable, Lechwe, Eland, Elephant, Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Oryx, Klipspringer, Leopard, Roan Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Blue Wildebeest, Duiker, Steenbok, Buffalo, Giraffe and the Hartmann Zebra.