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  • n. Plural form of hyaena.


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  • Snares catch other species like lions and hyaenas indiscriminately.

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

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

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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  • Cats are hard to kill, and I guess hyaenas are too.

    Finally: big cat kills uncensored and uncut

  • This goes for predation behaviour in lions, hunting dogs, spotted hyaenas, wolves and killer whales.

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  • During another episode of Uncut, King looked in detail at Spotted hyaenas Crocuta crocuta, and in particular at the interactions that hyaenas have with lions.

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  • But things went badly wrong for the hyaenas when two male lions showed up.

    Finally: big cat kills uncensored and uncut


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