Striped hyena

Striped hyena

Order : Carnivora
Family : Hyaenidae
Subfamily : Hyaeninae
Genus : Hyaena

 

Animals in the genus Hyaena

Striped hyena
Facts about the genus Hyaena, the striped hyena

The spotted hyaena is widely distributed within Africa south of the Sahara in a variety of ecosystems however, its population numbers have been greatly reduced in many savanna areas and the species has been almost exterminated in South Africa.

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Hyaena is the Banshees most melodic sounding album and Siouxsie gives her best vocals here as well.

Hence the hyaena is not [227] the dabuh of the Arabians, nor the jesef or sesef of the Africans, as we are told by naturalists.

Third, the hyaena is more often heard than seen: the loud, long-distance call, a repetitive and reverberating hoot “hoot-up”, carries up to 5 km.

suckles for 12 months or more: 25 years: Southern Africa ---- September, October, November Northern Africa ---- December, January, February Contrary to popular believe that the Hyaena is a scavenger, the Hyaena is an hunter as well, and often kills animals, when on hunt for food. (Full text)

Other descriptions of Striped hyaena Striped Hyena Conservation status: Lower Risk Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Hyaenidae Genus: Hyaena Species: hyaena Binomial name Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758) The Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena) is closely related to the Brown Hyena, but lives in northern Africa, the Middle East, and western India.

Furthermore, the hyaena is very secretive, solitary and totally nocturnal, so that an animal feeding quietly on a rubbish dump might be overlooked for months.

In some areas the hyaena is a solo hunter/forager; in ecosystems such as the Mara with large numbers of ungulates, hyaenas hunt in groups and show superb skills as prime predators. (Full text)

The striped hyena is a medium-sized canid-like animal.

Physical Characteristics Mass: 35 to 45 kg Except for the aardwolf, the striped hyena is the smallest member of the (Full text)

Range - The striped hyena is found in Northern Africa, Middle East, to India.

The striped hyena is generally considered solitary, but has some social organization. (Full text)

The Striped Hyena is a small, nomadic animal.

"Distinct in many ways from its spotted sub-Saharan cousin, the Striped Hyena is a small, nomadic animal". (Full text)

Behavior The striped hyena is generally considered solitary, but has some social organization.

No, but striped hyena are now rare due to hunting and habitat destruction.

What Type of animal is it - Omnivore Description : The hind legs of the striped hyena are heavier and shorter than the

" The stories of the body snatching propensities of the Striped Hyena are much exaggerated. (Full text)

Description: The hind legs of the striped hyena are heavier and shorter than the forelegs.

The brown hyena (shown in the above graphic) and the striped hyena are less plentiful

Classification: Family Hyaenidae Description: The hind legs of the striped hyena are heavier and shorter than the forelegs.

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