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Although phylogenetically they are closer to felines and viverrids, hyenas are behaviourally and morphologically similar to canines in several aspects; both ...

Are Hyenas Cats or Dogs? | Yahoo Answers

Nov 10, 2008 ... Best Answer: Hyenas are neither cats nor dogs. They belong to their own family, the Hyaenidae, which also includes the aardwolf. This family is ...

Hyena Facts - Animal Facts Encyclopedia

Although they resemble both dogs and cats, the three species of hyenas and the aardwolf are in their own separate and very unique family called Hyaenidae.

Spotted Hyena - National Geographic

Spotted hyenas are the largest of three hyena species. Brown and striped hyenas are the other two. Although hyenas appear similar to dogs, they are actually ... Hyenas Canines?&v=zSEpuO4wdQc
Feb 25, 2014 ... Amazing video of a huge pack of wild dogs fighting a pack of spotted hyenas in the road! Taken on the H3 near Skukuza in the Kruger National ... Hyenas Canines?&v=MqWBArq3Z8g
Dec 21, 2014 ... Wild Dogs: The African wild dog, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of ...

Hyenas are not dogs. They are actually more closely related to cats ...

Dec 20, 2008 ... All of them appear vaguely doglike, but none of them are that closely related to dogs. They hyenas closest relatives are civets and genets.

Hyaena Specialist Group - Extinct Hyaena species

Hyenas are thus far more closely related to cats and other Feliform taxa than to Caniform carnivores such as dogs, bears, or weasels. Fossil data suggest that ...

Are hyenas closer to dogs or to cats within the animal classification ...

Hyaenidae and Felidae both belong to Feliformia which is monophyletic. Canidae is outside it and belongs to Caniformia with other groups such as Bears - Ursi.

Hyenas related to cats? – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs

Jul 10, 2013 ... Ever wonder what dogs and hyenas have in common? ... this video thesis, the shared bone-crushing abilities of dogs and hyenas is actually an ...

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Q: Are Hyenas a canine?
A: No, although hyenas appear similar to dogs, they are actually more closely related to cats. Read More »
Q: Is a hyena canine?
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Q: Are hyenas canine or feline?
A: Hyenas are neither canine nor feline. They belong to their own family, the Hyaenidae, which includes the three species of hyena (spotted, striped and brown) and... Read More »
Q: Are hyenas canines or felines?
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Q: How long are an adult spotted hyenas canines?
A: There doesn't seem to be an exact measurement but from what I can tell from comparisons spotted hyena canine teeth are slightly shorter than those of grey wolve... Read More »