Hyenas are found in the continents of Africa and Asia. They are carnivorous animal who eat other animals but they do not catch their own food. Hyena �s favorite food includes wildebeest, birds, monkeys and other animals.
They are known for their cackling laugh that is supposed to alert other Hyena s for food. Their main habitat is open savanna plants and grassland. Their life span goes to 25 years. They move in pack with aim to find food. Hyena s have front legs bigger than the back legs.
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Elephants in Africa
Mother and Baby Elephant in Africa
Playful Baboon Family
Hyena internet resources
The Brown Hyena
Brown hyenas really are brown with whitish manes and very long, shaggy hair -- particularly compared to spotted hyenas
Hyena Facts and Pictures
Hyena Facts, Classification, information and Pictures
Hyena Pictures, clipart, illustrations and photographs
Spotted Hyenas Some Facts and Photos
Porcupine: Wildlife Notebook Series
Porcupine species description from the Wildlife Notebook Series publication - Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Evolution of the Hyaenids
"Hyaenid" is the proper term for any member of the hyena family (the Hyaenidae), including the aardwolf
The hyena is Africa's most common large carnivore. Over the years hyenas and humans have come into close contact in Africa...
Folklore About Hyenas
The notion that hyenas changed sex from male to female and back again and again dates back at least to ancient Greece, although Aristotle refuted it. The idea probably comes from the fact that the genitals of the two sexes look nearly identical..
Hyenas are not members of the canid (dog) or felid (cat) families. Instead, they are so unique that they have a family all their own
Brown hyaena (Hyaena brunnea)
Brown hyaena fact file
Lots of information about hyena behavior.