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Spotted Hyena

Crocuta crocuta

Description:

A spotted hyena (Oln'gojine) pup pokes his head out of its den in the Maasai Mara National Reserve in south-western Kenya.

Habitat:

The Maasai Mara National Reserve (MMNR) covers some 1,510 km (583 sq mi) in south-western Kenya. The terrain of the reserve is primarily open grassland with seasonal riverlets.


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Rift Valley, Kenya

Lat: -1.47, Long: 35.08

Spotted on Jun 23, 2008
Submitted on Jun 26, 2011

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