Hyaena hyaena

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Noun1.Hyaena hyaena - of northern Africa and Arabia and IndiaHyaena hyaena - of northern Africa and Arabia and India
hyaena, hyena - doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion
genus Hyaena - type genus of the Hyaenidae
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Furthermore, records of the Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis), Mountain Weasel (Mustela altaica), Hyaena (Hyaena hyaena) and Common Palm Civet (Paradoxurus hermaphroditus) from Chandragiri, Shey Phoksundo National Park, Dang and Rara National Park, respectively, were new to our national distribution records.
The major mammalian fauna includes, leopard (Panthera pardus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Indian wolf (Canis lupus pallipes), jackal (Canis aureus), southern plains gray langur (Semnopithecus dussumieri), chinkara (Gazella gazella), jungle cat (Felis chaus), Indian fox (Vulpes begalensis), sambar (Rusa unicolor), blue bull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) and sloth bear (Melursus ursinus) (Sharma 2007, FES 2010a, b, Koli & Bhatnagar 2011, Meghwal et al.
the striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena); red sand boa (Eryx johnii) and Indian softshell turtle (Nilssonia gangetica), with more deaths when rains were intermittent and animals had to travel in search of water (Solanki, Beleem, Kanejiya, & Gohil, 2017).
Striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena), chinkara or Indian gazelle (Gazella bennettii), and nilgai or bluebull (Boselaphus tragocamelus) are species of concern which need protection for extended conservation status.
Dogs also compete with threatened hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Indian wolf (Canis lupus) and jackal (Canis aureas).
As late as 1845, George Wallin described herds of gazelle (Gazella species), oryx (Oryx leucoryx), ostrich (Struthio camelus syriacus), ibex (Capra ibex), hyenas (Hyaena hyaena sultana), and wolves (Canis lupus arabs) in northern Arabia.
Species in the study area and scat samples could belong to the Arabian leopard (Panthera pardus nimr), caracal (Caracal caracal), grey wolf (Canis lupus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Arabian tahr (Hemitragus jayakari) and Arabian gazelle (Gazella gazella).
One of the most interesting cases is that of the extinct European hyena (Hyaena hyaena prisca) was divided into two species based on size.
Hyaena hyaena (Linnaeus, 1758), striped hyaena, Critically Endangered (Nil): It is distributed in the sandy areas of Indus plains.
For millennia large mammalian carnivores, including the Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris virgata), Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), brown bear (Ursus arctos), gray wolf (Canis lupus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx) and three subspecies of leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana, P.p.
The striped hyaena (Hyaena hyaena) is a Palaearctic and Saharo-Sindian species.