Cave hyena

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Related to Cave hyena: Cave Lion
(Zool.) a fossil hyena found abundanty in British caves, now usually regarded as a large variety of the living African spotted hyena.
- Tylor.
See under Cave.

See also: Cave, Hyena

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Prehistoric mammals are also represented from the earliest forms through to the megafauna of the Ice Ages, including the mammoth, woolly rhinoceros, cave bears, cave hyenas and wild horses.