As usual, click on the "Africa" tag to see all posts in this series. It has been a while since the last post, but work has been busy. So I finally supply you with pictures of one of the more under-appreciated animals in Africa, the spotted hyena.
Some people find them ugly, but I am a dog lover and I think they have their own beauty.
Hyenas are just under lions in the predator hierarchy. A large pack can chase off a small pride of lions and can take a kill from any other predator if they want. But they are also scavengers and will eat anything they can.
But any juvenile is cute
They are pack animals so you can get several together
And we found some just napping in a drainage ditch by the side of the road where I got some nice closeups