Q: What is the average life span of a hyena?
BG: The average life span of a hyena is 12 years; however, some can live for a maximum of 20-25 years.
Q: Is a hyena more closely related to the cat or the dog?
BG: The hyena is more closely related to the mongoose and cat than the dog.
Q: What is the largest species of hyena?
BG: The largest species of hyena is the spotted hyena; the other species include the brown hyena and the striped hyena.
Q: In what part of the world will you find wild hyenas?
BG: Wild hyenas are found South of Sahara, except through areas with extreme desert conditions.
Q: What is a hyena clan?
BG: Clans are the territorial social groups hyenas live in, which can reach up to 70 members and are usually dominated by females.