|Common Name:||Striped Hyena|
|Scientific Name:||Hyaena hyaena|
|Also Known As:||–|
|Length:||85 – 130 cm (33.5 – 51.2 inch) (excl. tail)|
|Height:||60 – 80 cm (23.6 – 31.5 inch) (at the shoulder)|
|Weight:||22 – 55 kg (48.5 – 121.3 lb)|
|Top Speed:||50 kph (31 mph)|
|Life Span:||12 years in the wild, 23 years in captivity|
|Migration Habit:||Does not migrate|
|IUCN Redlist Status:||Near Threatened|
Striped Hyenas are Mammals that are a species of Hyena. Their scientific name is Hyaena hyaena.
These Mammals are Carnivores, and groups of Striped Hyenas are known as a Clan.
Striped Hyena Habitat
Striped Hyenas can be found in many countries in Africa and Asia, these countries include India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Yemen, Benin, Central African Republic, Eritrea, Guinea, Kuwait, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, and United Arab Emirates.
They strive in habitats like semideserts, rocky scrublands, and savannas.
Striped Hyena Young
These Hyenas mature at the age of 2-3 years. Once matured, Striped Hyenas can have 1-6 young after a gestation period of 90-91 days.
Striped Hyena young are called cubs and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.
References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.