What do hyenas look like? Where do they live? What do they eat? What are their families like? This lesson will answer all of these questions and give you more fun facts about hyenas!
What Do Hyenas Look Like?
You just finished watching the movie ‘The Lion King’ with your family, and there are a bunch of evil hyenas in that movie! Are hyenas even real animals? You’re pretty sure they are, and that they’re not evil, but you don’t know anything else about them.
Read on to learn lots of interesting facts about hyenas!
Hyenas are a type of animal called a mammal. Mammals are animals that have fur, are warm-blooded, and give birth to live babies. Hyenas are large animals and can weigh up to 190 pounds, which is the size of a large grown up human. They have front legs that are longer than their back legs and really big ears.
They can be a solid brown color or they can have spots or stripes. There are the three different kinds of hyenas- the laughing/spotted hyena, the brown hyena, and the striped hyena.
Where Do Hyenas Live?
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