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Striped Hyena Facts

Striped hyenas are found occupying open country, seashore and forests of the Indian subcontinent. Scavengers by nature, they are seldom found roaming around in groups. Striped Hyena of India is a nomad by nature and hardly stays near one waterhole for a long period of time. It has been declared as a 'Near Threatened' species and has an average lifespan of 10 to 12 years. However, striped hyenas, if kept in captivity, may live for more years. Given below is more information and interesting facts about the Striped Hyena of India. Check out Indian Striped Hyenas fast facts:

Kingdom: Animalia
Scientific Name: Hyaena hyaena
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Hyaenidae
Genus: Hyaena
Species: H. hyaena
Subspecies: Two
Lifespan: 10 years to 12 years
Length: 4 feet to 5 feet
Height: 2.2 feet to 2.5 feet
Weight: 57 pounds to 90 pounds
Status: Near threatened
Diet: Carnivorous
Age of Maturity: 2 years to 3 years
Mating Period: Throughout the year
Estrous Cycle: 45 days to 50 days
Gestation Period: 88-92 days
Number of Offspring: One to Five