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Spotted Hyaena (Crocuta crocuta), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

Spotted Hyaena (Crocuta crocuta), Amboseli National Park, Kenya

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Uploaded 06 Oct 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The spotted hyena is a species of hyena native to Sub-Saharan Africa. It is listed as Least Concern by IUCN on account of its widespread range and large numbers estimated between 27,000 and 47,000 individuals. The species is however experiencing declines outside of protected areas due to habitat loss and poaching.
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