Spotted Hyaena
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  • Question 1
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    What is the population trend of the spotted hyaena?

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    Increasing

    Stable

    Decreasing

    Unknown

  • Question 2
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    What threatens the spotted hyaena?

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    Decline in Prey

    Habitat Loss

    Overgrazing

    Hunting

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    Spotted hyaena mothers are very protective of their young.

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    True

    False

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    How much of a spotted hyaena's diet is scavenged?

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    15%

    30%

    70%

    100%

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    What is the spotted hyaena's diet?

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    Herbivorous

    Carnivorous

    Omnivorous

    Unknown

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    By the weaning age, juvenile spotted hyaenas already have adult teeth.

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    True

    False

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    How many young does a spotted hyaena usually bear?

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    1

    2

    4

    8

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    How long is a spotted hyaena's gestation?

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    1 Month

    4 Months

    6 Months

    9 Months

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    Spotted hyaena milk has the highest energy content of any carnivore.

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    True

    False

  • Question 10
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    What habitats do spotted hyaena's inhabit?

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    Forest

    Savanna

    Grassland

    Shrubland

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    How old are spotted hyaena cubs when they begin weaning?

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    2-8 Weeks

    2-8 Months

    12-18 Months

    22-28 Months

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    The spotted hyaena has the highest parental investment of any carnivore.

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    True

    False

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    What is the parental investment of the spotted hyaena?

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    Maternal

    Paternal

    Both Maternal & Paternal

    None

  • Question 14
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    Spotted hyaena dens are often abandoned dens from which animals?

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    Aardvark

    Warthog

    Bat-Eared Fox

    Pangolin

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    Spotted hyaena clans take part in communal care of the young.

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    True

    False

  • Question 16
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    Spotted hyaenas display sexual dimorphism in body weight.

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    True, males are heavier.

    True, females are heavier.

    False

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    The genitalia of male and female spotted hyaenas are almost indistinguishable.

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    True

    False

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    For what does the female spotted hyaena use her pseudo-penis?

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    Urination

    Mating

    Birth

    Defecation

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    What color are newborn spotted hyaenas?

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    Brown

    Black

    White

    Orange

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    Spotted hyaenas are born with their eyes open.

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    True

    False

  • Question 21
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    Spotted hyaenas often kill their siblings in order to receive more food and mature faster.

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    True

    False

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    On average, how far will spotted hyaenas travel on hunting trips?

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    8 km. / 5 m.

    40 km. / 25 m.

    80 km. / 50 m.

    127 km. / 80 m.

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    How many hunting trips will a spotted hyaena take each year?

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    10

    50

    100

    250

  • Question 24
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    Spotted hyaenas may not drink for long periods.

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    True

    False

  • Question 25
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    Spotted hyaenas are solitary.

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    True

    False

  • Question 26
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    What is a group of spotted hyaenas called?

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    Clan

    Pack

    Pride

    Cackle

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    Spotted hyaena groups can have up to how many members?

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    3

    18

    80

    130

  • Question 28
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    What makes up 80% of the spotted hyaena's diet?

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    Ungulates

    Hares

    Birds

    Small Canines

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    The spotted hyaena is one of its region's top predators.

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    True

    False

  • Question 30
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    What is the spotted hyaena's greatest natural enemy?

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    Lion

    Black-Backed Jackal

    African Wild Dog

    Golden Jackal

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    What characteristic originated the spotted hyaena's nickname laughing hyaena?

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    Giggling Call

    Mouth Gaping Threat Display

    Tickling Social Greeting

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    Female spotted hyaenas give a fast whooping call more often than males.

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    True

    False

  • Question 33
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    Male spotted hyaena calls elicit much more of a reaction than the calls of females.

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    True

    False

  • Question 34
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    The spotted hyaena is the most numerous large predator in its region.

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    True

    False

  • Question 35
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    What is the total global population of spotted hyaenas?

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    12,000-17,000

    27,000-47,000

    74,000-120,000

    127,000-147,000

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    How does a female spotted hyaena gain her rank?

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    Inherits from Mother

    Inherits from Father

    Develops Relationships with Higher-Ranking Males

    Develops Relationships with Higher-Ranking Females

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    How often can a spotted hyaena give birth?

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    6-8 Months

    8-10 Months

    1-2 Years

    2-3 Years

  • Question 38
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    All hyaenas, including the spotted hyaena, have rounded ears.

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    True

    False

  • Question 39
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    How does a male spotted hyaena gain his rank?

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    Inherits from Mother

    Inherits from Father

    Develops Relationships with Higher-Ranking Males

    Develops Relationships with Higher-Ranking Females

  • Question 40
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    Spotted hyaenas utilize almost every part of their prey except what?

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    Horns

    Rumen

    Bones

    Fur

  • Question 41
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    Spotted hyaena is a common predator on domestic livestock.

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    True

    False

  • Question 42
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    The spotted hyaena has been known to attack and kill humans.

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    True

    False

  • Question 43
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    Spotted hyaena groups are matrilinear and females are usually dominant over males.

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    True

    False

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    How do females fit in to the spotted hyaena social system?

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    Remain in their Natal Groups

    Join Existing Groups

    Form New Groups

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    How do males fit in the spotted hyaena social system?

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    Remain in their Natal Groups

    Join Existing Groups

    Form New Groups

  • Question 46
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    How many toes does a spotted hyaena have on each foot?

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    3

    4

    5

    6

  • Question 47
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    Spotted hyaenas have retractable claws.

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    True

    False

  • Question 48
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    Spotted hyaenas are decimated by authorities to protect which species?

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    Lions

    Cheetahs

    Rhinos

    Elephants

  • Question 49
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    Spotted hyaena are considered vermin.

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    True

    False

  • Question 50
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    Spotted hyaena are fully protected in some regions.

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    True

    False

  • Question 51
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    Even in protected areas, spotted hyaenas can be legally killed if they've been suspected to have killed livestock.

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    True

    False

  • Question 52
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    How do humans kill spotted hyaenas?

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    Culling

    Trapping

    Poisoning

    Vehicular Collisions

  • Question 53
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    Why do humans kill spotted hyaenas?

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    Food

    Medicine

    Witchcraft

    Sport

  • Question 54
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    Spotted hyaenas are in high demand from trophy hunters.

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    True

    False

  • Question 55
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    The spotted hyaena is a valuable resource for tourism.

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    True

    False

  • Question 56
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    What are some beliefs related to feeding spotted hyaenas by hand?

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    Relinquish Bad Spirits

    Cure Ailments

    Improve Physical Strength

    Bring Joy & Laughter

  • Question 57
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    What parts of a spotted hyaena are used for talismans and witchcraft?

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    Hair

    Skin

    Body Parts

    Teeth

  • Question 58
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    Spotted hyaenas have the strongest jaws in relation to its body size of any mammal.

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    True

    False

  • Question 59
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    What color is the tip of a spotted hyaena's tail?

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    Black

    Brown

    Orange

    White

  • Question 60
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    How much of a spotted hyaena's tail is comprised of bone?

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    1/2

    2/3

    3/4

    Full Length

  • Question 61
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    How do spotted hyaenas defend their territories?

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    Vocal Displays

    Scent Marking

    Communal Latrines

    Assigned Look-Outs

  • Question 62
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    How large are spotted hyaena territories?

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    10-40 km2 / 6-25 m.

    100-400 km2 / 62-249 m.

    40-1,000 km2 / 25-621 m.

    1,000-4,000 km2 / 621-2,485 m.

  • Question 63
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    Where do spotted hyaenas have scent glands?

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    Feet

    Anus

    Cheeks

    Forehead

  • Question 64
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    How do spotted hyaenas greet one another?

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    Phallic Inspection

    Giggling Call

    Tickling Interaction

    Bowing Display

  • Question 65
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    How many spotted hyaenas are killed each year by wire snares?

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    4

    40

    400

    4,000

  • Question 66
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    How many adult spotted hyaenas deaths are caused by wire snares?

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    25%

    50%

    75%

    90%

  • Question 67
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    Male spotted hyaenas are timid around females and will retreat immediately if the female shows any aggression.

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    True

    False

  • Question 68
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    What is the spotted hyaena mating system?

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    Polygynous

    Polyandrous

    Polygynandrous

    Monogamous

  • Question 69
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    When do spotted hyaenas sexually mature?

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    2-5 Months

    1-2 Years

    2-3 Years

    3-5 Years

  • Question 70
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    What social interaction do spotted hyaena males perform before mating?

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    Bowing Display

    Phallic Inspection

    Tickling Interaction

    Giggling Call

  • Question 71
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    What benefits do breeding alpha female spotted hyaenas experience?

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    Younger Sexual Maturity

    Shorter Interbirth Intervals

    Increased Offspring Survival

    Higher Milk Protein Percentage

  • Question 72
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    High-ranking spotted hyaenas preferentially give birth to females.

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    True

    False

  • Question 73
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    What kind of coat does a spotted hyaena have?

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    Coarse & Wooly

    Smooth & Silky

    Full & Fluffy

  • Question 74
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    The spots in spotted hyaenas darken with age.

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    True

    False

  • Question 75
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    The front legs of a spotted hyaena are longer than the hind legs, which gives the back a slightly odd, downward slope.

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    True

    False

  • Question 76
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    What kind of predator is a spotted hyaena?

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    Pursuit

    Ambush

    Ballistic

    Forager

  • Question 77
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    How many members make up a spotted hyaena hunting group?

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    1-3

    2-5

    5-10

    10-30

  • Question 78
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    What is the spotted hyaena's status on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species?

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    Least Concern

    Near Threatened

    Vulnerable

    Endangered

  • Question 79
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    There is currently a spotted hyaena conservation program preventing the species from being endangered.

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    True

    False

  • Question 80
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    How fast can a spotted hyaena run?

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    6 kph / 4 mph

    16 kph / 10 mph

    36 kph / 22 mph

    60 kph / 37 mph

  • Question 81
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    To what continent are spotted hyaenas endemic?

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    Africa

    Asia

    Australia

    Europe

  • Question 82
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    What is the spotted hyaena's gait?

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    Digitigrade

    Plantigrade

    Unguligrade

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