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Spotted Hyena Gaze by Gunther Allen
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Spotted Hyena Gaze aperture f5.3, shutter 1/100, focus length 210 mm - ISO 200
Taken at the San Antonio Zoo, TX
The spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta) also known as laughing hyena, is a carnivorous mammal of the family Hyaenidae, of which it is the largest extant member. Though the species' prehistoric range included Eurasia extending from Atlantic Europe to China, it now only occurs in all of Africa south of the Sahara save for the Congo Basin.