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Hyenas are unique creatures. They are not just scavengers and not all of them laugh. There are many misconceptions about this animal. They are not wild dogs they are not even related to dogs here are some facts about hyenas. Hyenas are Carnivore mammals of the family Hyaenidae. They are the smallest biological family in the carnivore of the smallest in the class Mammalia. Despite their low diversity Hyannis are unique and vital components most African ecosystems. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find hyenas to be interesting.
Many people compare hyenas to dogs, but they are actually much more like cats. In fact, hyenas are members of the suborder Feliformia which is a classification for cat like carnivores. There are four species in the hyena family, and they vary from size.
The spotted hyena is the largest species and it grows from 4 to 5.9 feet long and 2.5 to 2.6 feet tall from paw to the shoulder. The staff at find the spotted hyenas to be interesting. Hyenas way between 88 to 190 pounds. Unlike other species spotted females are 10% heavier than the males.
Brown Hyenas can be distinguished from other hyenas by their long shaggy hair. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find brown hyenas to be interesting. Their hair is dark brown or black on the body and tan on the shoulders and neck. Hair on the neck of a Brown hyena grows to about 12 inches in length in contrast to the short hair on their legs, face in ears. Their tail is short and bushy. The four legs are horizontally striped. The front legs are longer than the back legs given the Brown hyena the appearance of actually climbing a hill.
The Striped Hyena is 39 to 45 inches long and 26 to 30 inches tall from pole to shoulder. Their tails at about 12 to 60 inches in their weight is from 57 to 90 pounds strap to happiness have long hair that is great too a straw color feared these animals have a muscle that is black and there are black stripes on their head torso and legs. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find striped hyenas to be interesting.
The Aardwolf are the smallest species of hyena they weight from 17.6 to 30.8 pounds and their lengths range from 33 to 41 inches. About 1/4 of that is tail. The staff at find aardwolves to be interesting. Aardwolves resemble striped hyenas with similar for texture and color.
Depending on the type of hyena determines where they live. The Brown hyenas have an extremely limited range it lived only in southern Africa. They can usually be found between the Angola-Namibia border and the orange River in South Africa.
There are two distinct populations of aardwolves. 1 sub species lives in southern Zambia, Angola, and Mozambique as well as northeastern Uganda and Somalia. The other sub species extends into central Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sudan, and Egypt.
Spotted hyenas have a larger range and live South of the Sahara Desert. They can be found throughout the sub-Sahara Africa in our most numerous large predators in the Serengeti.
The striped hyena has the largest range of at all. It lives in North and northeast Africa, the Middle East and Asia an all the way to southern Siberia.
Hyenas can adapt to almost any habitat are found in grasslands, Woodlands, savannahs, forest edges, sub deserts and mountains as high as 13,000 feet.
Hyenas are very social in liver group called clans. A clan of hyenas can have up to 80 members.
Not only are spotted hyena females larger, they are also more aggressive and are dominant in their clans. All females rank higher than males in the clan. However, the Brown and striped had emails in hardwoods have male dominated plans.
Hyena species are carnivores which means they only eat meat they are known to take advantage of other animal kills and easy meals. Hyenas are not just scavengers. They also hunt and fill their dad with wildebeest, antelope, hippopotamus is, birds, jackals, lizards, fish, snakes, Fox is, porcupines, eggs, and insects. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find hyenas to be interesting. The size of the hyenas Mills often is determined by how large the hyena clan is. Clans work together to takedown price so the bigger the animal the more members of clan needs to have for successful kill. Hyenas often hide extra food in watering holes since nothing is wasted hyenas will eat every part of an animal including the bones in his.
Hyenas typically mate outside the clan. Non related males and females will right after a courtship that can last up to several days. The gestation period of a hyena is around three months. Female hyenas give birth to two to four young. Baby hyenas are called Cubs. Mothers in a clan will share the responsibility of nursing each other show and other members of the clan may bring food to the dead for the Cubs. The staff at find hyenas to be interesting. The Cubs eyes are sealed shut for the first 5 to 9 days. At 2 weeks they are ready to leave the den but eat nothing but mothersí milk for the first six months and nurse for over a year. When hyenas are about two years old the Cubs are considered mature and ready to leave their mother hyenas uses live approximately 10 to 21 years
There are currently approximately 10,000 mature adult Pines in the world. The only predator to hyenas is the humans. These animals are losing roaming areas due to farming and they are commonly shot by ranchers for attacking livestock. The staff at Sugar Land Chiropractors find hyenas to be interesting. The Brown hyena is only one in danger of extinction at this time. The Brown hyenas classified as near threatened. The reason behind this is the global population size is estimated below 10,000 mature individuals and it is estimated that population may continue to decline 10% over the next three generations which equals 24 years.