Crocuta crocuta

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Crocuta crocuta

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See Hans Kruuk, The Spotted Hyena (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972); Stephen E.
The latest chapter in a study of spotted hyenas reveals the burdens that the species' unusual androgen hormones impose on females.
Whispering softly to the camera he murmured: ``This is a female spotted hyena.
The truth of the matter, Holekamp exclaims, is that the spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) is highly intelligent, with mental abilities and social skills to match many a primate.
There are different types of hyenas such as brown hyena, striped hyena, spotted hyena or the laughing hyena.
Among living species, the hyena-especially Crocuta crocuta, the spotted hyena -- best manifests the characteristics of an animal adapted to opening bones.
The proportion of gnawed bones, respondBunn and Kroll, is markedly smaller than that now observed in spotted hyena dens.
But it is the soul-stirring, worldclass costumes and clever puppetry that truly stuns, from the effortlessly stylish cheetah slinking across the stage to the graceful, leaping gazelles and dark and dastardly spotted hyenas.
But it is the soul-stirring, world-class costumes and clever puppetry that truly stuns, from the effortlessly stylish cheetah slinking across the stage to the graceful, leaping gazelles and dark and dastardly spotted hyenas.
He's routinely handled deadly snakes, spiders and scorpions, fed ferocious spotted hyenas, been squirted with ink by Humboldt squid, charged by elephants and chased by Komodo dragons.
Unlike the sub-Saharan spotted hyenas that hunt in packs, striped hyenas -- found from Morocco to India -- typically live on their own.