Botswana Okavango Delta by youngrobv. No laughing hyena, it's actually a yawning hyena, but effective for another dramatic shot from the Moremi Game Reserve all the same.

The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta), also known as the laughing hyena, is a monospecific species of hyena native to Sub-Saharan Africa. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Hyena Facts

A spotted hyena with jaws agape- hyenas ingest ALL of their prey - including the bones!

Hyena - not a fan!!!

“Survival starts by paying attention to what is close at hand and immediate. To look out with idle hope is tantamount to dreaming one's life away.” ― Yann Martel, Life of Pi

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The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta), also known as the laughing hyena, is a species of hyena, currently classed as the sole member of the genus Crocuta, native to Sub-Saharan Africa. Wikipedia spotted hyena cub by Chris Gamel

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The Aardwolf (Proteles cristata), Spotten Hyena (Crocuta crocuta), Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea) and Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena)

The gerenuk, Litocranius walleri, also known as the Waller's gazelle

Gerenuks are the cutest! The word gerenuk (pronounced with a hard g) comes from the Somali language, meaning “giraffe-necked.” Gerenuk are sometimes also called the giraffe-necked antelope

Spotted Hyena Cubs.JPG - Wikipedia. Yes, Hyenas are Feliformia.

Spotted hyenas are born with their eyes open. They’re also born with a scrappy attitude, attacking each other pretty much as soon as they’re born.

Spotted Hyena and two cubs  in their den, Ngorogoro Crater, Tanzania

Hyena females are so dominant over males that males are even scared of female puppies. Females have pseudo penises bigger than males, and they make sex difficult and rape of the females impossible.

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