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Hiena manchada con sus cahorros en el cràter del Ngorongoro, Tanzania, Àfrica

Hyena females are so dominant over males that males are even scared of female puppies. Females have pseudo penises bigger than males, and they make sex difficult and rape of the females impossible.

Young Spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta), Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya

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Though attacks on live humans are rare, striped hyenas will scavenge on human corpses. In Turkey, stones are placed on graves to stop hyenas digging the bodies out. In World War I, the Turks imposed conscription on Mount Lebanon. People escaping from the conscription fled north, where many died and were subsequently eaten by hyenas.

Though attacks on live humans are rare, striped hyenas will scavenge on human corpses. In Turkey, stones are placed on graves to stop hyenas digging the bodies out. In World War I, the Turks imposed conscription on Mount Lebanon. People escaping from the conscription fled north, where many died and were subsequently eaten by hyenas.

Spotted Hyena, Tanzania

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