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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...

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Hyaena Specialist Group - Extinct Hyaena species


The hyena family was born in the warm, moist, forested habitat that covered most of ... However, they do not appear in the fossil record of Africa until roughly 14 ...

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


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Striped Hyena | San Diego Zoo Animals


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The hyena is a carnivorous dog-like species of animal, native to parts of both Africa and Asia. ... Hyenas are scavenger mammals meaning that the hyena tends to eat another animals kill, ... "who laud do Hyena laugh " ... Family: A group of animals within an order... Hyaenidae. Genus: A group of animals within a family.

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Jun 19, 2012 ... Dogs belong to the taxonomic family Canidae (canines) which is ... A couple of canine species lay outside these two tribes, but hyenas are not ...

Hyenas related to cats? – Life Lines - ScienceBlogs


Jul 10, 2013 ... Would you be surprised to learn that hyenas are more closely related to ... is that different organisms evolve similarities, do u think they possible ...

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


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


Dec 20, 2008 ... Hyenas arent a canine . they included in civet family. They closely ... Weasels, ferrets, civets, mongoose etc., do not look like dogs. Rest my ...

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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.