Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta)

Set of scaled elevation drawings of the Spotted Hyena viewed from the front and side

The Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta), also known as the Laughing Hyena, is hyena species that is characterized by its various vocalizations of communication, and sociable personality. The Spotted Hyena has a bear-like body covered with a fur pattern that has a unique spot pattern of large dark brown-red spots that do not change with age. The Spotted Hyena is native to the sub-Saharan Africa regions, living in extreme desert conditions, tropical rainforests, and alpine mountains. The Spotted Hyena eats Wildebeests, Zebras, and Impalas. Its lifespan ranges from up to 20 years in the wild, up to 40 years in captivity, and is not in danger of extinction.

Pair of illustrations of the Spotted Hyena from behind and lying down

The Spotted Hyena has a body length in the range of 37.4”-55.1” (95-140 cm) and total weight of 99-165 lb (45-75 kg). Spotted Hyenas have a shoulder height between 27.6”-36.2” (70-92 cm), body width of 9.8”-13.8” (25-35 cm), and tail length of 9.8”-14.2” (25-36 cm). The typical lifespan of the Spotted Hyena is between 12-25 years.

Details

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Height:
27.6”-36.2” | 70-92 cm (Shoulder)
Width:
9.8”-13.8” | 25-35 cm
Depth:
Length:
37.4”-55.1” | 95-140 cm
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Weight:
99-165 lb | 45-75 kg
Area:
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Tail Length: 9.8”-14.2” | 25-36 cm

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Scientific Name:
Crocuta crocuta
Lifespan:
12-25 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Spotted Hyena side elevation, front, back, lying down

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9.8”-13.8” | 25-35 cm
1.3-2.2 lb | .6-1 kg
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12-19 lb | 5.5-8.6 kg
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18-26.5 lb | 8-12 kg
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Aardwolf
51.000
20.000
80.000
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14.00
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9.8”-13.8” | 25-35 cm
37.4”-55.1” | 95-140 cm
99-165 lb | 45-75 kg
12-25 years
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92.000
35.000
140.000
75.000
25.00
15000
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Spotted Hyena
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11.8”-13.8” | 30-35 cm
35.4”-45.3” | 90-115 cm
44-99 lb | 20-45 kg
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35.000
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84-104 lb | 38-47 kg
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35.000
125.000
47.000
20.00
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250
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