• Moderately large
  • Carnivores
  • Native to Africa and India
  • Known for their chirping, birdlike bark that resembles the sound of hysterical human laughter
  • Hunt large animals in packs
  • Hunt smaller prey alone and in a foxlike manner
  • Do not kill their prey directly – they consume it alive
  • Some hyena clans specialize in hunting certain types of prey
  • Can reach speeds of 60 km/h