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Hyenas Change Diet During Lent

Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, behaviour, environment, protection )

- 2236 days ago -
Research suggests that hyenas eat less meat scavenged from human garbage during lent, and have to supplement their diet with other sources. Hyenas are opportunistic and can digest almost anything, including bones.

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Carol H (229)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 5:39 am
noted, thank you Cher

Vicky P (476)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:24 am
Hyenas celebrate lent o.o?

. (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 7:00 am
I am happy for the capacity that the hyena to change diet.
If you read the news you'll see that it is owed ​​by the hand of man, omnipresent .....

thx Cher

Ann B (60)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 9:42 am
Interesting. Thanks for sharing - Noted

Heather Chance (3)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 10:49 am
very interesting. humans are like this's the other way around.

Don Saunders (151)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 10:58 am
what interesting reading ,,

Sandi C (98)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 12:38 pm
hyenas celebrate Lent who knew!

. (2)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 1:37 pm
All creatures great and small
the Lord God made them all.

Remember that rhyme from childhood?

David Menard (43)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 1:59 pm
Catholic hyenas?LOL

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 2:32 pm

michelle t (41)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 2:36 pm
I doubt that hyenas follow a religious path.Hmmmmm!!

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:22 pm
Holy hyenas,xxx

Gloria H (88)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 3:43 pm
predators in the church? oh my!

Fred Krohn (34)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 6:25 pm
I've always considered hyŠnas as related to weasels, along with wolverines, mongoose, meerkats, otters, stoats, and the like. They've fit to their ecological niche well and aren't at all like Disney villains; if I was going to drive them off like Hemingway I'd have peppered them with paintball rounds vice killed them. Animals that can kill rats that efficiently deserve respect; I despise rats for their diseases and for their tendency to damage everything they touch.

Veronica C (22)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 7:19 pm
Pretty interesting.

Robert Hardy (68)
Wednesday April 11, 2012, 8:56 pm

Quanta Kiran (67)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 3:09 am

colleen p (38)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 4:26 am
Fred Krohn

nahl weasles and mongoose are as differnt as dogs are to cats. weasles are to dogs what mongoose are to cats.

KS Goh (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 5:56 am
Thanks for the article.

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 6:36 am

Ruth C (87)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 8:47 am
And how do they know this??

Lindsay K (6)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 9:32 am
Fascinating. Thanks for sharing.

Brenda Towers (0)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 11:16 am

Rosie Lopez (73)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 12:10 pm
thank u!

Muriel Servaege (53)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 1:57 pm
Thank you, Cher. Noted.

Suzanne L (99)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 2:58 pm
Very interesting. Hyenas are quite amazing creatures.

Patricia E. G (54)
Friday April 13, 2012, 1:45 am
If not for his awkward gaite and grating sounds,
the Hyena would be respected for the fierce predator he actually is.
Thank you Cher

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Friday April 13, 2012, 6:22 am

Dianne D (490)
Wednesday May 2, 2012, 8:07 am
Interesting information.
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