Hyena facts: world's best moms | Animal Fact Files

Hyenas are the underdogs of the large carnivore world. Often viewed as scavengers and poachers, hyenas have a lot more to offer their habitats than their reputations let on. Not only do these large hunters help clean up the environment by literally eating bones(!), they also do a lot of their own hunting rather than the stealing of which they're accused. Hyenas can travel in clans of dozens of members and they form some serious family bonds. With the insane anatomy female hyenas have to contend with, it's no wonder they take such good care of their babies! Scientific Name: Family - Hyaenidae Range: Africa and parts of Asia Size: 55 to 190 pounds (25-86kg) Diet: Rodents, insects, eggs, fruit, crabs, fish, seals, wildebeest, zebras, etc. Lifespan: 12-25 years Support the channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/animalfactfiles You can learn more on: Twitter - https://twitter.com/animalfactfiles Facebook - https://facebook.com/animalfactfiles --- We always do what we can to be as accurate as possible, but we're only human; if you catch a mistake please let us know and provide a link for verification! --- All images, videos and sound effects used herein are 1) public domain, 2) used under a Creative Commons license, 3) used with the express permission of the copyright holder, or 4) used under the parameters of Fair Use law. Credits via Youtube: Creature Compass - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vekJdfs1a7I Derick Jordaan - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYuEmCkEyBQ Lennart Hessel - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1Cg-jPha2E Credits via Flickr: Regina Hart - https://www.flickr.com/photos/reginahart/37346004616 Joanne Goldby - https://www.flickr.com/photos/jovamp/4939282507; https://www.flickr.com/photos/jovamp/4939540480 Malcolm Murdoch - https://www.flickr.com/photos/mildswearwords/29599038142 Joshua Tabti - https://www.flickr.com/photos/joshtabti/8086284912 Credits via Wiki Users: Rute Martins of Leoa's Photography - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kgalagadi-Hyena_and_Black-backed_Jackal_feeding_off_a_Springbok-001.ogv Dkaeuferle - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Proteles_cristatus1.jpg Dr. Shamshad Alam - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Striped_Hyena_(Hyaena_hyaena).jpg Other attributions: David Hoffman - https://vimeo.com/133583016 Mohamed Sofiane Ghit - https://vimeo.com/312518284 Robb Report - https://vimeo.com/71922285 David Green - https://vimeo.com/53316533 Sarah Johnson - https://vimeo.com/192169256 TipsForTravellers - https://vimeo.com/235899493 Angel Eyes - https://vimeo.com/2898562 Websites used for research collection: https://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=726243#null https://books.google.com/books?id=ELqUKz9r2sQC&pg=PA13 https://books.google.com/books?id=XTUYCwAAQBAJ&pg=RA1-PA418 https://books.google.com/books?id=O5lnDwAAQBAJ&pg=RA3-PA539 https://books.google.com/books?id=0q5aHw2mFi8C https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/s/spotted-hyena https://www.livescience.com/52028-animal-sex-hyenas.html https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/2019/06/hyenas-myths-lion-king-africa https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/hyena https://www.livescience.com/55037-hyenas.html This video is licensed under a CC BY-SA 3.0 license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)*. *you can find information about all the different types of CC licenses here: https://creativecommons.org/ **changes were made to the original Transcript: alugha Click here to see more videos: https://alugha.com/AnimalFactFiles

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