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  • 1. Hyena
    Audrey Guns
    Biology
    Buchmann 2
    May 1, 2011
  • 2. Hyena Statistics
    Size: 28 to 35 inches tall
    Weight: 90 to 190 pounds
    Lifespan: 25 years in captivity
    Habitat: Savannas, grasslands, woodlands,forest edges, subdeserts andmountains to 13,000 feet
    Diet: Carnivorous
    Gestation: 90 to 110 days
    Predators: Humans
  • 3. Habitat Range
    Spotted Hyena Striped Hyena
  • 4. Specific Habitat
    Hyena’s usually live in Savannas, grasslands, woodlands,forest edges, sub deserts andmountains to 13,000 feet
  • 5. Prey
    Wildebeest Gazelle Zebra
  • 6. Predators
    The only Predator Hyena’s have are Humans.
  • 7. Behavior
    Hyenas are very social.
    They communicate with a number of Postures, and calls.
    Hyenas mark their territory with excrement of the anal glands called “Latrines”
  • 8. Fun Facts
    Hyenas make a variety of vocalizations, including wailing calls, howling screams and the well-known "laughter" used to alert other clan members up to three miles away of a food source.
    Hyenas eat a great variety of animal products, vegetation and, according to campers, even aluminum pots and pans.
  • 9. Human Interaction
    Hyenas are very social, but like any other animal, they will hurt you if you threaten their cubs.
    Hyenas have rarely preyed in humans, only their dead bodies
  • 10. Works Cited
    Works Cited
    "Hyena Facts." Out to Africa Op Safari Door Afrika. May-June 2003. Web. 17 May 2011. <http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/enghyena.html?zenden=2>.
    "Spotted Hyena Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids." Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More -- National Geographic Kids. 23 Oct. 2004. Web. 17 May 2011. <http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/spotted-hyenas/>.
    "Spotted Hyenas, Spotted Hyena Pictures, Spotted Hyena Facts - National Geographic." Animals, Animal Pictures, Wild Animal Facts - National Geographic. Feb.-Mar. 2001. Web. 17 May 2011. <http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/hyena/>.