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Spotted hyena

Crocuta crocuta

Description:

Serengeti National Park The first picture is of baby hyenas, the second is of an adult



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Spotted hyena
Crocuta crocuta Spotted hyena

3 Comments

isabeljflores
isabeljflores 5 years ago

Yes, I agree! and thank you, Tanzania is a beautiful country.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

They get a bad wrap, poor old hyena's, but I think they're quite beautiful. The cubs are always cute. Most people don't realise the young are called cubs, not pups, and they're more closely related to cats than dogs. Nice spotting in a beautiful part of the world:-)

hernandezwolf99
hernandezwolf99 5 years ago

They're adorable

Mara, Tanzania

Lat: -2.01, Long: 34.77

Spotted on Jul 28, 2013
Submitted on Apr 28, 2014

Spotted for mission

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