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  • noun Plural form of hyaena.

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Examples

  • Snares catch other species like lions and hyaenas indiscriminately.

    Manovo-Gounda-St Floris National Park, Central African Republic

  • Although their survey doesn't give any indication of what the population levels of the hyaenas may be, it does show that the hyaenas are, unfortunately, still being persecuted; national newspapers reported 23 incidents of hyaenas having been killed during 1999-2001.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Another contributing factor they cite is the presence of widespread garbage dumps throughout the countryside, which apparently provide food for the omnivorous hyaenas.

    Hyenas, foxes and wild cats in the Middle East

  • High hunting costs make African wild dogs vulnerable to kleptoparasitism by hyaenas.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Abi-Said & Abi-Said (2007) report that striped hyaenas (Hyaena hyaena syriaca) remain widely distributed in Lebanon.

    Hyenas, foxes and wild cats in the Middle East

  • Curiously, among the 2 nature reserves included in the survey, one had the lowest relative abundance of hyaenas, while the other had no signs of them.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Abi-Said & Abi-Said (2007) report that striped hyaenas (Hyaena hyaena syriaca) remain widely distributed in Lebanon.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Curiously, among the 2 nature reserves included in the survey, one had the lowest relative abundance of hyaenas, while the other had no signs of them.

    Hyenas, foxes and wild cats in the Middle East

  • Another contributing factor they cite is the presence of widespread garbage dumps throughout the countryside, which apparently provide food for the omnivorous hyaenas.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Although their survey doesn't give any indication of what the population levels of the hyaenas may be, it does show that the hyaenas are, unfortunately, still being persecuted; national newspapers reported 23 incidents of hyaenas having been killed during 1999-2001.

    Hyenas, foxes and wild cats in the Middle East

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