Spotted Hyena
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The Spotted Hyena is found in Sub-Saharan Africa.


Although the Spotted Hyena is thought of as a scavenger, a large portion of the hyena's diet comes from hunting live animals such as gazelle, zebras and wildebeest. Hyenas will hunt alone or in a pack, and they are opportunistic predators.


The Hyena's habitat is the deserts and open savannas of Sub-Saharan Africa.


Approximate weight of a Hyena: Weight is usually between 110 - 160 lbs., with females slightly heavier than males.

Approximate length of a Hyena:. Average length is 3 - 5 ft.


The female Spotted Hyena's pregnancy period will last between 3 - 4 months and will usually have 2 - 3 young per litter but can have more or less.