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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyena

Hyenas or hyaenas (from Greek ὕαινα hýaina) are any feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae /haɪˈɛnᵻdiː/. With only four extant species, it is the fifth-smallest biological family in the ... Of the dog-like hyena lineage, only the insectivorous aardwolf survived, while the bone-crushing hyenas (including the ...

retrieverman.net/2008/12/20/hyenas-are-not-dogs-they-are-actually-more-closely-related-to-cats

Dec 20, 2008 ... They hyenas closest relatives are civets and genets. ... The spotted hyena is actually more closely related to the domestic cat than any species of dog. ... Once skunks were considered part of the weasel family, but now, they ...

www.animalfactsencyclopedia.com/Hyena-facts.html

Hyena Facts - hyenas are complicated, intelligent, and highly social animals with ... in their own family, hyenas share tendencies with both felines and canines. .... hyenas and wild dogs all hunt and kill much of their own prey, stealing is part of ...

animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/striped-hyena

Hyenas are not members of the dog or cat families. ... crush and swallow bones, teeth, horns, and hooves—all body parts that other predators leave uneaten.

www.quora.com/Are-hyenas-closer-to-dogs-or-to-cats-within-the-animal-classification-hierarchy

Hyaenidae and Felidae both belong to Feliformia which is monophyletic. Canidae is outside it ... The dog-like appearance is a result of convergent evolution. ... Hyenas groom like cats, they mate like cats, have babies and raise a family like cats .... After I am on the other side of the street and have walked past them I am fine.

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Dec 19, 2014 ... hyena half dog half cat hyena dog cat family hyena part dog part cat hyenas closer to cats than dogs are hyenas dogs or cats hyenas aren't ...

www.africanwilddogssp.com/about/no_hyena.htm

Hyena. African Wild Dogs are commonly mistaken for Hyenas but in fact there are many differences, both physically and behaviorally. hyena-vs-african-wild-dog.

www.livescience.com/55037-hyenas.html

Jun 9, 2016 ... There are four species in the hyena family, and they vary in size. ... Hyenas will eat every part of an animal, including bones and hooves. [Image ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/s/spotted-hyena

Spotted hyenas photographed at Sunset Zoo in Manhattan, Kansas ... Join now to share your images, take part in story assignments, and get helpful feedback.

ielc.libguides.com/sdzg/factsheets/spottedhyena/taxonomy

Hyena from Latin hyaena and earlier Greek hyaina or huaina;. Combination ... Canid-like clade diversity declined with the rise of true canines, of the family Canidae. Living hyena ... Hofer 2013). No region specific characteristics yet identified ...