Aardwolf - the smallest of the hyena family, they can puff their tails and a…
The Aardwolf (Proteles cristata), Spotten Hyena (Crocuta crocuta), Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea) and Striped Hyena (Hyaena hyaena)
African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa.
Hyena in Kgalagadi Transfontier Park, South Africa
Hyena cub - Lower Sabie KNP - Laura Dyer
I think 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).
A beautiful striped hyena!
exploding like spiders across the stars
Africa | A yawning hyena. Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana | ©YoungRobv, via flickr
don't mess with hyena