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Spotted Hyena societies are more complex than those of other carnivorous mammals and have been reported to be remarkably similar to those of cercopithecine primates in respect to group size, structure, competition, and cooperation. One indication of hyena intelligence is that they will move their killed prey closer together to protect them from scavengers. Another indication is their strategic hunting methods.

Hyena Eating Habits

Hyena Eating Habits

The striped hyena is primarily a scavenger, although it will occasionally attack and kill any animal it can overcome. It also supplement its diet with fruits. The spotted hyena occasionally scavenges, and is also an active pack hunter.

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