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Laughing Hyena


Laughing Hyena
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Copyright: Erwin Kruger (somjit) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 21 W: 0 N: 46] (295)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-20
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 350D (Digital Rebel XT), Canon 100-400L 4.5-5.6 IS USM, ISO 200, U V Filter
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-10 0:36
Viewed: 20718
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The spotted hyena or laughing hyena[ Crocuta crocuta ]is a mammal of the order Carnivora. It is moderately large and a terrestrial carnivaren nature to sub saharan africa.
Best known for the croaking birdlike bark that resembles the sound of hysterical human laughter.Often labelled incorrectly as a scavenger the spotted hyena is actually a powerful hunter, majority of its nourishment coming from live prey.


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