Bacteria in hyenas' scent glands may be the key controllers of communication. New research shows a clear relationship between the diversity of hyena clans and the distinct microbial communities that reside in their scent glands.
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The Aardwolf or ‘earth wolf’ is from Africa This unique mammal’s diet actually consists entirely of insects. it spends at lot of time in its underground burrow, rarely seen. Aardwolf is nocturnal and has to consume a massive amount of insects such as te
The Aardwolf is a small, insectivorous mammal, native to East Africa and Southern Africa. Its name means "earth wolf" in the Afrikaans / Dutch language. It is also called "maanhaar jackal". The aardwolf is in the same family as the hyenas.
I think spotted Hyenas are beautiful in a very dangerous, rugged kind of way. They're also fascinating. Hyenas are led by their females (who are nearly twice as large as the males) and they travel in family packs (much like wolves).