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Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

Notes:

Found right by their den. Unfortunately no cute pics of the pups



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5 Comments

VanessaVermaak
VanessaVermaak 6 years ago

Thanks patty

patty
patty 7 years ago

I agree with your first comment Vanessa, one is used to see Hyenas behaving differently, nice picture =)

VanessaVermaak
VanessaVermaak 8 years ago

Thanks Ben. I find them to be really ugly cute.

BenBronselaer
BenBronselaer 8 years ago

Really nice 2nd picture! It looks really pensive and lovely in the golden light, shows that Hyenas are beautiful creatures too :)

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 8 years ago

I have never really looked at a Hyena face- you always see shots of their bodies, which I think are oddly shaped or doing "what they do" (tearing apart wildebeests) Their faces are serene and beautiful! This shot is wonderful. I may begin to like this animal!

VanessaVermaak
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VanessaVermaak

Limpopo, South Africa

Lat: -23.82, Long: 31.45

Spotted on Apr 23, 2009
Submitted on Apr 15, 2011

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