Spotted Hyena Crocuta crocuta native to Sub-Saharan Africa, also known as the 'Laughing Hyena' due to their unique and recognisable vocalisations. Spotted Hyenas are highly social and have the largest group sizes of the Carnivora.

Although classified as of Least Concern by the IUCN due to their large number, the Spotted Hyena population is suffering decline outside of protected areas due to loss of habitat as well as increasing threat from poaching.

Spotted Hyena
Height (approx) - 12in
Width (approx) - 5in
Length (approx) - 12in
Spotted Hyena
Individual closeups of above.
Height - as above
Width - as above
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Spotted Hyena
David Shepherd Wildlife Artist of the Year 2016 Finalist
Height - 10in
Width - 4in
Length - 11in
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