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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby Zapman » Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:57 am

ossendryver wrote:15 May 2012
6:47am
Brown Hyena- mom and pup
S1, between the H11 and S65
On the move, crossed the road.
5/5
Spotted by Stephan

Stephan (Reporter) went to the ranger at Skukuza and confirmed with him the Brown Hyena sighting. So it is the first confirmed sighting of them in a long time.


Difficult to believe this. Though I would not mind if I am wrong. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby tent dweller » Sat Dec 29, 2012 4:56 pm

I am not sure if this is where I should post this sighting, please remove it if it is wrong, on 21 December we were driving along the main tar road that runs from Skukuza to Pretoriuskop, we noticed a hyeana laying on the side of the road, we slowed down and noticed that its head looked very wet, when we looked more closely we saw that half its head was missing and it looked like it was dying. After many tears we came to the conclusion that it was either in a fight with another hyeana/lion or it was hit by a speeding car/truck :shock: :shock: When driving that same route the next day we tried to find the hyeana but it was gone, does anybody know what really happened?
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby timbo » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:59 pm

Could you see any other wounds or gashes?

I know a couple years ago I saw a lion attack and maim a hyena and on that occasion he went for the skull, took off a lot of skin and tore the hyena apart and left him barely alive and walked off as though nothing had happened.
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby Andre & Ursela » Sun Dec 30, 2012 10:30 pm

I rember seeing a photo of this poor Hyena on kruger lastest sightings and I saved it. Would u like me to post it?

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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby tent dweller » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:45 am

If you still have the photo that would be great, thank you
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby tent dweller » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:49 am

timbo wrote:Could you see any other wounds or gashes?

I know a couple years ago I saw a lion attack and maim a hyena and on that occasion he went for the skull, took off a lot of skin and tore the hyena apart and left him barely alive and walked off as though nothing had happened.


We did not really see other wounds or gashes because we did not stop for that long because I was very emotional and I did not want to see the hyeana in pain and in the state he/she was :( :cry: :cry:
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby timbo » Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:53 am

tent dweller wrote:
timbo wrote:Could you see any other wounds or gashes?

I know a couple years ago I saw a lion attack and maim a hyena and on that occasion he went for the skull, took off a lot of skin and tore the hyena apart and left him barely alive and walked off as though nothing had happened.


We did not really see other wounds or gashes because we did not stop for that long because I was very emotional and I did not want to see the hyeana in pain and in the state he/she was :( :cry: :cry:


Totally understandable. Maybe the picture will give us an idea
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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby Andre & Ursela » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:29 am

the photo as promised!. not for sensitive viewers
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Unread postby kite » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:45 am

Sorry but the photo has not come up!

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Unread postby Andre & Ursela » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:00 pm

Image

how bout now?

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Unread postby kite » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:30 pm

Yes, thanks! Gruesome sight!

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Re: Hyaena stories / dens / info

Unread postby tent dweller » Sun Jan 13, 2013 1:52 pm

Thank you for the photo, does anybody know what eventually to Mr/Ms Hyeana? :(
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