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  1. Ahum, yes, I want to be very close to that one. Extrordinary photojob! To do a movie quote: "surreal, but nice". Posted 8 years ago, modified 8 years ago
  2. Wow!....in so many ways! Posted 8 years ago

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The spotted hyena , also known as the laughing hyena or tiger wolf, is a species of hyena native to Sub-Saharan Africa. The spotted hyena is the largest member of the Hyaenidae, and is further physically distinguished from other species by its vaguely bear-like build, its rounded ears, its less prominent mane, its spotted pelt, its more dual purposed dentition, its fewer nipples and the presence of a pseudo-penis in the female. It is the only mammalian species to lack an external vaginal opening.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Anneyoungimages
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By Anneyoungimages

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Uploaded Apr 17, 2012. Captured Jan 29, 2012 23:36.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
  • f/4.5
  • 1/200s
  • ISO320
  • 500mm