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Hyenas

Hyenas
Africa

Hyenas

About

The hyena is Africa’s most common large carnivore.

Fun Facts
  • A Hyena’s laugh indicates social status.
  • Despite what Simba would have you believe, spotted hyenas don’t just scavenge for lion leftovers. Spotted hyenas hunt and kill in packs.
  • Female spotted hyenas are more muscular and more aggressive than their male counterparts.
Conservation

Least Concern: Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.