Hyenas sentence example

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  • On the other side of the lake are the so-called Quarries of the Hyenas, from which the building material for the town was obtained.
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  • Lions, formerly plentiful, have disappeared, and leopards and panthers are rare; but jackals, hyenas and Algerian apes are not uncommon.
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  • From all other large Carnivora except the African hunting-dog, hyenas are distinguished by having only four toes on each foot, and are further characterized by the length of the fore-legs as compared with the hind pair, the non-retractile claws, and the enormous strength of the jaws and teeth, which enables them to break the hardest bones and to retain what they have seized with unrelaxing grip.
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  • Hyenas, wolves and panthers are found in most parts of the country, and in the mountains the leopard and wild cat.
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  • Spotted hyenas and jackals are also numerous.
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  • She's been attacked by hyenas and is bleeding to death.
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  • A ghoul might seem to have set it going, and laughing hyenas to be chorusing it.
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  • Watch out for a very slinky cheetah and a wicked trio of hyenas.
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  • Hyenas, jackals, wild pig, polecats and wild dogs (Canis pictus) of different species are still found in or about bush jungles and forest clumps; elands (Antilope oreas) are preserved on some estates, and there are at least ten distinct species of antelope (hartebeest, bushbok, duiker, rietbok, rhebok, rovibok, blauwbok, &c.).
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  • The lion is now only found in the northern parts of Futa Jallon; panthers, leopards, hyenas and wild cats are more common and the civet is found.
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  • Fossil hyenas occur in the Lower Pliocene of Greece, China, India, &c.; while remains indistinguishable from those of the striped species have been found in the Upper Pliocene of England and Italy.
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  • The hyenas (Hyaenidae), at any rate at the present day, to which consideration is mainly limited, are likewise Old World.
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  • This makes hyenas vital to the recycling of nutrients in their savannah ecosystem.
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  • Watching while the spotted hyenas were 'laughing ' made for some surreal video footage!
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