|Common Name:||Brown Hyena|
|Scientific Name:||Parahyaena brunnea|
|Also Known As:||Strandwolf|
|Length:||130 – 160 cm (51.2 – 63 inch) (excl. tail)|
|Height:||70 – 80 cm (27.6 – 31.5 inch) (at the shoulder)|
|Weight:||37.7 – 43.7 kg (83.1 – 96.4 lb)|
|Top Speed:||50 kph (31 mph)|
|Life Span:||12 years in the wild, 31 years in captivity|
|Migration Habit:||Does not migrate|
|IUCN Redlist Status:||Near Threatened|
Brown Hyenas are Mammals that are a species of Hyena. Their scientific name is Parahyaena brunnea.
These Mammals are Omnivores, and groups of Brown Hyenas are known as a Clan.
Brown Hyena Habitat
Brown Hyenas can be found in many countries in Africa, these countries include Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and South Africa.
They strive in habitats like scrublands, savannahs, grasslands and semi-deserts.
Brown Hyena Young
These Hyenas mature at the age of 2.5 years. Once matured, Brown Hyenas can have 1-4 young after a gestation period of 90-97 days.
Brown Hyena young are called cubs and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.
References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.