Hooray for hyenas!

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There are some new residents at the Bronx Zoo: spotted hyenas! I had never seen a live spotted hyena before, and I was quite surprised to find them in what had previously been the cheetah enclosure near the giraffe house. For more on spotted hyenas, see Sci’s excellent post on hyena mating or my short essay on the “predatory intelligence” of hyenas in the online journal Antennae (p. 23-25).