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Spotted Hyena: Why is it Endangered?

Spotted Hyenas are hyenas native to Sub-Saharan Africa south of the Sahara. They are, like many other big predators, harassed by poachers and hunters. The IUCN classifies these species as vulnerable, but they are not currently in danger of extinction. The spotted hyena is a social mammal that lives in clans known as prides that …

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