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dc.contributor.authorGarst, Genevieve Sherwin, 1922-2013
dc.contributor.authorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016
dc.coverage.spatialSouthern Africa
dc.coverage.temporal1958-1988
dc.date1958-1988
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:52:48Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:52:48Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Mammalia; Order: Carnivora; Family: Hyaenidae; Genus: Hyaena; Genus species: Hyaena brunnea.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 1.1-1.2 m; Height: 65-85 cm; Weight: 35-50 kg; Identification: The most distinguishable feature of a hyena is that its back slopes to the rear. Its coat is dark brown to brown-black in color. Hyenas have a long, lighter-colored mane on their neck and shoulders; Habitat: Dry savannas, plains, semi deserts; Diet: Omnivore: carrion, rodents, birds, reptiles, large wounded animals, insects, eggs, fruit, vegetables; Reproduction: Hyenas have a gestation period of 92-98 days, after which the female bears 2-4 pups. The cubs are weaned at three months of age and will stay with their parents for 18 months. The life expectancy for captive brown hyenas is 13 years; Social Structure: Normally solitary or in family groups, hyenas may gather at carcasses or into a hunting pack; Behavior: Burrows are used to sleep in during the day; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: Hyenas are master scavengers and are able to completely digest bone matter. Other indigestible items such as hooves, horns, and hair are regurgitated in pellets.
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100152
dc.identifierGarst_03355.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/52594
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G03355
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
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dc.subjecthyena
dc.subject.lcshBrown hyena
dc.subject.lcshHyaena (Genus)
dc.subject.lcshHyenas
dc.subject.lcshHyaenidae
dc.subject.lcshCarnivora
dc.subject.lcshMammals
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.subject.lcshPredatory animals
dc.subject.lcshBrown hyena
dc.titleBrown hyena with food in mouth
dc.typeStillImage
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