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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


Dec 24, 2011 ... Although they are zoologically classified in their own family, hyenas .... so much like African wild dogs even though they do not share the same ...

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


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.

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


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.



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Dec 19, 2014 ... Fast Facts about Hyenas Hyenas or hyaenas are believed to have originated ... In fact, they are a family of their own, the Hyaenidae – and their closest ... :)Do you plan on expanding your channel much, over the near future?

Striped Hyena | San Diego Zoo Animals


There are four members of the Hyaenidae family: the striped hyena, the “giggly” spotted hyena ... Striped hyena pups certainly do not grow up in the lap of luxury.

Hyena (Crocuta Crocuta) - Animals - A-Z Animals - Animal Facts ...


The hyena is a carnivorous dog-like species of animal, native to parts of both Africa and Asia. There are four known species of hyena, the spotted hyena, the ...

The Hyena Pages -- The Spotted Hyena FAQ - WeareSites


Q: But what on earth do they have in common with cats? ... Dogs are in one family , the Canidae. ... And as I've just said above, hyenas are in their own family.

The Hyena Pages -- Hyena Evolution - WeareSites


"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.

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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Hyaena Specialist Group - Extinct Hyaena species


... the family Hyaenidae actually belongs to the Carnivore suborder Feliformia, which ... The hyena family was born in the warm, moist, forested habitat that covered ... However, they do not appear in the fossil record of Africa until roughly 14 ...

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


Hyaenidae and Felidae both belong to Feliformia which is monophyletic. ... different Families: Canidae for dogs, Felidae for cats, and Hyaenidae for Hyenas. ... Do dead cats and dogs from animal shelters end up ground into cat and dog food?

Are Hyenas Cats or Dogs? | Yahoo Answers


Nov 10, 2008 ... I do not know. ... Best Answer: Hyenas are neither cats nor dogs. They belong to their own family, the Hyaenidae, which also includes the ...