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Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

Description:

The spotted hyena is the largest member of the Hyaenidae, and is further physically distinguished from other species by its vaguely bear-like build, its rounded ears,its less prominent mane and its spotted pelt.

Habitat:

This species is native to Sub-Saharan Africa.

Notes:

The spotted hyena is also known as the laughing hyena or tiger wolf.

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1 Comment

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Great capture!

YvetteM
Spotted by
YvetteM

Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality, Limpopo, South Africa

Spotted on Mar 1, 2013
Submitted on Mar 1, 2013

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