In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1hiena femininelaughing / spotted hyena — hiena manchada
- to laugh like a hyena — reírse como una hiena / una cacatúa
- In hyenas, bones are cracked open by use of their enlarged upper and lower third premolars.
- Golden jackals, hyenas and even leopards are present but very rarely seen.
- The film also shows some behavior not seen before, especially the rivalry between leopards and hyenas.
- Although similar in appearance to hyenas, African wild dogs are nevertheless true wild canidae.
- They showed that she had in fact managed to feed on the hyena.
- Other bones were probably brought in and chewed on by hyenas and other carnivores.
- I have been filming for 14 years now, working with hyenas, leopards, and jackals.
- Cheetahs make use of various techniques in order to minimize direct interactions with lions and hyenas.
- The massive vultures also use their might to fend off hyenas and snap up the occasional live flamingo.
- Lions and hyaenas were present throughout the study area.
- The easiest solution is to kill hyenas, jackals and leopards with poisoned carcasses.
- The first deer and giraffes also appear, along with the first hyenas.
- These specimens cover the current and historical range of spotted, striped, and brown hyenas.
- One minute you're sobbing enough to fill your sister's kiddie pool and laughing like a hyena the next.
- And in a contest of social acumen between hyenas and monkeys, who knows who would get the last laugh?
- Coalitions between postdispersal males and adult female hyenas were rare.
- The hyena exploits carcasses more fully than either cat because of its bone-cracking abilities.
- We collected body and tooth measurements from all immobilized hyenas.
- It lets hyenas crush carcasses with their jaws and enables elephants to support their massive bodies.
- As a result, the scavenger hyenas deplete all the resources in the Pridelands, and the land falls apart.
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