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Wishful Thinking  Crocuta crocuta,Geotagged,Spotted Hyena,Tanzania Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

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  1. Be silent, I can take 'm all, you know:) 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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Uploaded Apr 27, 2012. Captured Jan 24, 2012 22:22 in Manyoni, Tanzania.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm