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Hyenas...

By rogerfry
Hyenas always seen to get a bad press, but personally I think they're quite attractive animals.

V1 and V2 show a hyena scenting the air by a small waterhole, while nearby, in V3, a vulture keeps watch on another hyena which has been caught in a snare at some time. The snare seems to have bitten fairly deeply into his neck, but he looked quite healthy. I imagine that provided he doesn't grow any more, causing the snare to bite any deeper, he should survive.

Tags: Hyena Africa Vulture Zambia Wildlife and nature Luangwa Valley Snared hyena

Voters: ugly, Maiwand, cats_123 and 7 more


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Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
27 Nov 2013 4:08PM
Not the prettiest of creatures Roger but they do have their place in the grand scheme of things. We need them all.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin:
Ron

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cats_123 Plus
12 4.5k 26 Northern Ireland
27 Nov 2013 4:52PM
Great set..v3 is my fav Smile Smile
Stenk 9 6 England
27 Nov 2013 5:00PM
Good set of photos

stenk

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Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
27 Nov 2013 5:03PM
Roger these are brilliant
Lucky you
Lillian
alansnap Plus
12 577 26 United Kingdom
28 Nov 2013 9:33AM
Fine series Roger. Not a great fan of hyenas, but they are efficient predators.
Alan

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