Origin of hyena
OTHER WORDS FROM hyenahy·e·nic, hy·e·nine [hahy-ee-nahyn, -nin], /haɪˈi naɪn, -nɪn/, adjective
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With habitat restored, people in the region began to hear the cries of hyenas at night, a welcome return, Duguma says.Mixing trees and crops can help both farmers and the climate|Jonathan Lambert|July 14, 2021|Science News
Imagine the Serengeti with fewer lions or hyenas — or none at all.Only 3 percent of Earth’s land is unchanged by people|Jonathan Lambert|May 28, 2021|Science News For Students
A Serengeti with fewer lions or hyenas — or none at all — may look intact from space, but it’s missing key species that help the whole ecosystem run.
Lions, hyenas and other top predators still stalk herds of wildebeests over a million strong, preventing them from eating too much vegetation.
A new documentary series called Diamonds in the Sand captured the monthlong journey, which involved surviving heat, headwinds, and wildlife like hyenas, elephants, and lions.Kate Leeming Travels Namibia’s Skeleton Coast by Bike|Outside Editors|April 7, 2021|Outside Online
When this had been accomplished, Hlakanyana ate all the meat in the pot, and threw the bones at the Hyena.Nights With Uncle Remus|Joel Chandler Harris
It's no wonder he drinks, hitched up to a cantankerous old hyena like that.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
This species, though smaller than the striped hyena, is of a fiercer nature and more dangerous.
With something like a feeling of satisfied vengeance, the young hunter saw the hyena roll over dead.
There is this also in their habit of pursuing their prey in packs, which renders them much more formidable than the hyena.