Hyaenidae - All four extant species of Hyenas - Wikipedia - (from top) Spotted "Laughing" Hyena, Brown Hyena, Striped Hyena and Aardwolf

All extant species of hyenas in descending order of size: spotted hyena, brown hyena, striped hyena and aardwolf. Hyaenidae - Hyena - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia which says that hyenas are members of the cat family!

Brown Hyenas mainly feed on carrion but they will also catch live prey such as small mammals, fish, birds and insects. They also supplement their diet with fruit, vegetables and eggs. Unlike spotted hyenas, Brown Hyenas do not hunt in groups. They also regularly cache surplus food which is usually consumed the following night.

Brown Hyenas mainly feed on carrion but they will also catch live prey such as…

An opportunistic brown hyena helps itself to a cheetah kill in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa.

An opportunistic brown hyena helps itself to a cheetah kill in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa.

Brown hyena with springbok kill and cheetah in foreground in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa

Brown hyena with springbok kill and cheetah in foreground in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in South Africa

There are three species of #hyena, the striped hyena, brown hyena and the spotted hyena. The most common one is the spotted hyena, this is also the largest of the three species.  ---------------------------  #Travel with #SaluteAfrica

There are three species of the striped hyena, brown hyena and the spotted hyena. The most common one is the spotted hyena, this is also the largest of the three species.

Brown Hyena

Hyena Sahara Desert Animals Pictures Hyenas usually bear litters of two to four cubs, which, unlike the other two species, are born Hyenas .

Brown Hyena

It is currently the rarest species of hyena the Brown hyena

Brown Hyena Cub

this is a brown hyena cub . unlike the spotted hyena, it is brown and has no spots :p

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Brown Hyena pups //http://www.pinterest.com/bonniejwc/brown-hyena/

Brown Hyena

The brown hyena (Hyaena brunnea, formerly Parahyaena brunnea) is a species of hyena found in Namibia, Botswana, western and southern Zimbabwe, southern Mozambique and South Africa. It is currently the rarest species of hyena

A Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea), the rarest species of hyena, in the Makgadikgadi Pans of Botswana.

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A Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea), the rarest species of hyena, in the Makgadikgadi Pans of Botswana.

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A large and aggressive brown hyena. This creature would scare the peegeezous out of me. come and catch me, if you dare

Close Up Portrait Of A Brown Hyena Print by Mattias Klum

The brown hyaena inhabits the South West Arid Zone of Africa. The largest remaining populations are in the southern Kalahari and the coastal areas in Southwest Africa. It is found in desert areas with annual rainfall less than 100 mm, particularly along t

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