Translation of hyena in Spanish:

hyena

hiena, n.

Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈiːnə//haɪˈinə/

noun

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