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Audrey Guns per 2 Hyena

  1. 1. Hyena<br />Audrey Guns<br />Biology<br />Buchmann 2<br />May 1, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Hyena Statistics<br />Size: 28 to 35 inches tall <br />Weight: 90 to 190 pounds<br />Lifespan: 25 years in captivity <br />Habitat: Savannas, grasslands, woodlands,forest edges, subdeserts andmountains to 13,000 feet <br />Diet: Carnivorous <br />Gestation: 90 to 110 days<br />Predators: Humans<br />
  3. 3. Habitat Range<br /> Spotted Hyena Striped Hyena<br />
  4. 4. Specific Habitat<br />Hyena’s usually live in Savannas, grasslands, woodlands,forest edges, sub deserts andmountains to 13,000 feet<br />
  5. 5. Prey<br /> Wildebeest Gazelle Zebra<br />
  6. 6. Predators<br /> The only Predator Hyena’s have are Humans.<br />
  7. 7. Behavior<br />Hyenas are very social.<br />They communicate with a number of Postures, and calls.<br />Hyenas mark their territory with excrement of the anal glands called “Latrines”<br />
  8. 8. Fun Facts<br />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. <br />Hyenas eat a great variety of animal products, vegetation and, according to campers, even aluminum pots and pans.<br />
  9. 9. Human Interaction<br />Hyenas are very social, but like any other animal, they will hurt you if you threaten their cubs.<br />Hyenas have rarely preyed in humans, only their dead bodies<br />
  10. 10. Works Cited<br />Works Cited<br />"Hyena Facts." Out to Africa Op Safari Door Afrika. May-June 2003. Web. 17 May 2011. <>.<br />"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. <>.<br />"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. <>.<br />


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