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The Hyena is a member of the family Hyaenidae.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Hyaenidae
This family contains 4 species, each in its own genus.

Hyena - Wikipedia

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Hyenas or hyaenas (from Greek ὕαινα hýaina) are any feliform carnivoran mammals of the family Hyaenidae /haɪˈɛnᵻdiː/. With only four extant sp...

Hyena Facts - Animal Facts Encyclopedia

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Although they are zoologically classified in their own family, hyenas share .... is why hyenas look and act so much like African wild dogs even though they do not  ...

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

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Hyaenidae and Felidae both belong to Feliformia which is monophyletic. Canidae is outside it ... Do dogs and cats know whether I am a boy or girl? Big Cats: Can hyenas beat ... Hyenas belong to a family called Hyaenidae. There are many ...

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

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Learn all you wanted to know about spotted hyenas with pictures, videos, photos, facts, ... Hyena family - Masai Mara ... Find out what National Geographic Society is doing to save animals all over the world, and learn what you can do to help.

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

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Dec 20, 2008 ... They hyenas closest relatives are civets and genets. ... It is believed to more closely related to weasel and skunk families than to the bear and raccoon family. ... Weasels, ferrets, civets, mongoose etc., do not look like dogs.

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Dec 19, 2014 ... Fast Facts about Hyenas Hyenas or hyaenas are believed to have originated in Miocene Eurasia some ... In fact, they are a family of their own, the Hyaenidae – and their closest relatives are the ... Why Do Hyenas Laugh?

11: Ancient Hyaenas - Hyaena Specialist Group

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The Evolution of the Hyena family - WeareSites

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"Hyaenid" is the proper term for any member of the hyena family (the ... hyenas ( the group to which the striped, [spotted] and [brown hyenas] belong). ... persist and evolve for many millions of years longer if humans do not exterminate them.

5 Species You Won't Believe Are Related - Cracked.com

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Apr 8, 2012 ... Imagine you're an animal, attending your evolutionary family reunion. ... You might think by looking at them that hyenas belong in the ... So which animals do you think are these doomed little guys' closest living relatives?