Re: Hyena is not a small preditor!

From: Lewis Jardine (jardine@rmcs.cranfield.ac.uk)
Date: Thu 16 Jan 1997 - 15:28:05 EET


> Pam Carson>
> >COYOTES
> >
> >Almost all biomes on Earth have a smallish canine predator - either
> >dingoes, jackals, wild dogs, aardwolves, coyotes, dholes, etc. I think
> >most Gloranthan ones do, too. Therefore, I'd put either coyotes or
> >jackals in Prax.
>
> Stephen Martin
> Couldn't the ubiquitous hyenae fill this role?
>
I not sure if this will clash with Pam's reply, but doubt it Stephen.

Hyenas hunt large antelopes etc. They are if fact at least as much a
preditor as lions! Jackals, who live in the same areas, hunt much
smaller
prey and scavenge on the hyenas leavings.

Cheers
        Lewis

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