You may only know them for feeding on the leftovers of other predators, but spotted hyenas are hardy beasts that can take down even the largest antelopes and wildebeest in times of need. They have good hearing and sharp eyesight and can run miles without showing the slightest tiredness.
If that’s not enough, then maybe you’d remember that they are the largest of all hyenas and have the strongest bite of any mammal that can shatter even the strongest bones to pieces. Despite being called laughing hyenas, they’re often portrayed as villains and evil with a treacherous nature.
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Terrestrial / Aquatic
Altricial / Precocial
Polygamous / Monogamous
Dimorphic (size) / Monomorphic
Active: Diurnal / Nocturnal
Social behavior: Solitary / Pack / Herd / Clan
Diet: Carnivore / Herbivore / Omnivore / Piscivorous / Insectivore
Migratory: Yes / No
Domesticated: Yes / No
Dangerous: Yes / No