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Spotted Hyaena: Crusher, Gnawer, Digester and Collector of Bones


Studies in East Africa confirm that spotted hyaenas sometimes accumulate bones in their lairs. Four types of bone damage caused by the hyaenas are defined.

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SUTCLIFFE, A. Spotted Hyaena: Crusher, Gnawer, Digester and Collector of Bones. Nature 227, 1110–1113 (1970).

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