Striped Hyena

Common Name: Striped Hyena
Scientific Name: Hyaena hyaena
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Type: Hyena
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Carnivore
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
Population Trend: Decreasing
Striped Hyena

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.

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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.

Baby Striped Hyena captured on camera

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.