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Noun1.Crocuta - a genus of HyaenidaeCrocuta - a genus of Hyaenidae      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Crocuta crocuta, laughing hyena, spotted hyena - African hyena noted for its distinctive howl
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Thus, in the localities with Villafranchian carnivorans, hominin activities have a much scarcer impact than in the localities with Galerian carnivorans such as Crocuta crocuta, Panthera pardus and Panthera leo (Madurell-Malapeira, 2010; Madurell-Malapeira et al.
In Africa, the most studied species were the lion (61 articles), the spotted hyena Crocuta crocuta (42), the cheetah Acinonyx jubatus (35), the African wild dog Lycaon pictus (34), and the leopard (28) out of a total of 60 registered species.
Mammalian predator species encountered during our study in LMNP were leopard Panthera pardus, spotted hyaena Crocuta crocuta, black-backed jackal Canis mesomelas schmidti and side-striped jackal Canis adustus lateralis.
Researchers, led by Jennifer Smith from the University of California- Los Angeles, studied adult female spotted hyenas, Crocuta crocuta, in a large female-dominated social group in Kenya.
crocuta * * Pares Cromosomicos Especies D1 D2 D3 D4 E1 E2 E3 E4 E5 F1 Procionidae B.
8 4 19 29 17 9 Equus caballus 12 3 39 30 12 6 Megaceros Rangifer tarandus 2 Cervus elaphus 260 51 271 388 147 120 Capreolus capreolus 9 7 49 95 31 20 Capra pyrenaica 19 3 13 8 8 1 Rupicapra rupicapra 8 1 3 * (3) 3 Sus scropha 3 1 Canis lupus 1 1 3 3 Crocuta crocuta 1 1 Vulpes culpes 1 1 2 2 Lynx pardinus 1 1 Felix silvestres 1 1 Pantera pardus 1 Total 321 69 397 558 222 164 Indet.
dirus lacked specializations that the extant bone crusher Crocuta Crcuta (spotted hyaena; Hyaenidae) has for resisting forces needed to crush dense bone.
XVII) acude al mismo procedimiento genealogico (explicar el objeto por sus origenes) para sancionarlo: <<vemos degenerar los hijos de los padres en salir mejores y mas virtuosos, o salir peores y mas viciosos, como resulta el melocoton del durazno y membrillo, y como resulta el animal crocuta, arriba dicho, de hiena y leona>>.
8 Ma) faunal stage, the short-faced hyaena Crocuta brevirostris is present; C.
The crocuta (hyena) was thought to imitate the human voice in order to lure people our of doors and devour them.
Family Hyaenidae has four species belonging to three genera; spotted hyena Crocuta crocuta Erxleben, 1777, brown hyena Hyaena brunnea Thunberg, 1820, striped hyena Hyaena hyaena Linnaeus, 1758 and aardwolf Proteles cristatus Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1824.
Effects of prenatal treatment with antiandrogens on luteinizing hormone secretion and sex steroid concentrations in adult spotted hyenas Crocuta crocuta.