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Science: Biology: Flora_and_Fauna: Animalia: Chordata: Mammalia: Carnivora: Hyaenidae

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Animals of Africa - Hyenas
Excerpted from the illustrated book Animals of Africa.

Digimorph - Crocuta crocuta (Spotted Hyena)
Digital Morphology account of the spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta, featuring CT-generated animations of the skull and commentary by Dr. Pamela Owen.

Female Hyenas and Male Hormones, A Strange Combination
Article on the "masculinized" female spotted hyena, and how this strange anatomy both helps and hinders her ability to raise cubs.

Anatomy, behavior and taxonomy of hyenas, from the Animal Diversity Web on the University of Michigan's Museum of Zoology site. Has links to pages for each individual species of hyaenid.

General information about this family and facts on the Spotted Hyena.

Hyena Pages
Facts and photos of spotted and brown hyenas, and aardwolves. Also features information about evolution and folklore.

The Hyena Webring
A webring devoted to consolidating web information about hyenas.

A hyena photo gallery and some limited information.

Laughing Hyena Den - The Spotted Hyena Centre
Guide to behavior, biology, and relations with other species, plus pictures and conservation information.

Spotted Hyaena Research in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Website for project dedicated to studying and protecting spotted hyenas. Extensive information is given on the hyena's classification, biology, social structure, habitat, distribution and behaviour.

Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena)
Physical appearance, distribution, behavior, diet, and breeding of this species. Includes a photo.
Information, art, and other things concerning Pallas' cats and striped hyenas.

Ultimate Field Guide: Spotted Hyena - Crocuta crocuta
Information about appearance, tracks, dung, and behavior.

Walker's Mammals of the World Online: Hyaenidae
Description, taxonomy and a little evolutionary history of the hyena family. Links lead to individual pages for the three living genera of hyenas.


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