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Hyenas or hyaenas (from Greek ὕαινα hýaina) are the animals of the family Hyaenidae .... scavengers of Eurasia, primarily feeding on large herbivore carcasses felled b...

Spotted Hyenas, Spotted Hyena Pictures, Spotted Hyena Facts ...

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Brown and striped hyenas are the other two. Although hyenas appear similar to dogs, they are actually more closely related to cats. They live throughout much of  ...

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

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As such Hyaenas are more closely related to cats. The dog-like appearance is a result of convergent evolution. As for rank based systematics (Order, Suborder, ...

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Dec 19, 2014 ... Fast Facts about Hyenas Hyenas or hyaenas are believed to have originated in Miocene Eurasia some twenty two million years ago. Despite of ...

Hyenas related to cats? – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs

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Jul 10, 2013 ... Ever wonder what dogs and hyenas have in common? ... as divergent evolution since a hyena is more closely related to a cat than a dog.

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

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Dec 20, 2008 ... The spotted hyena is actually more closely related to the domestic cat than ... and the cats all represent the Feliform suborder to the larger order ...

How come a hyena looks like a dog but is in the cat species ...

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Jun 23, 2011 ... 'Caniformia' (dog-like) is also a suborder of carnivora, but the hyena is more closely related to cat-like species than to dog-like species, so it ...

The Hyaenidae Family is a group of 4 carnivorous animals, each ...

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While Hyenas are often mistaken for being members of the canine family, they are in their own unique family. Hyenas, however are more closely related to cats  ...

Horrible hyena a real pussycat › Dr Karl's Great Moments In Science ...

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Dec 1, 2009 ... Not only does the female spotted hyena outrank the male, but she also ... Cats and dogs are related, in that they are carnivorous mammals with ...

14 of Your Dog's Wild Relatives | Mental Floss

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Jun 19, 2012 ... They look like and act like dogs, but as we learned in a post last week, hyenas are more closely related to cats than to dogs! Let's look at some ...

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Hyena Facts - Animal Facts Encyclopedia

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Although they resemble both dogs and cats, the three species of hyenas and the .... Among modern animals, they are most closely related to the civets which are ...

Hyaena Specialist Group - Extinct Hyaena species

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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 ...

The Hyena Pages -- The Spotted Hyena FAQ - WeareSites

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Q: They're related to dogs, right? A: Wrong. Hyenas are a family of their own, the Hyaenidae. They're more closely related to cats than dogs, but their closest ...