Spotted Hyaena

Spotted Hyaena

Spotted hyaenas weigh 45-70 kg. (99-154 lb.) and are sexually dimorphic as females average 6.6 kg heavier than males.

The spotted hyaena is sexually dimorphic with females weighing around 6.6 kilograms more than males.

Male weight ranges from about 45 to 60 kilograms (154-132 pounds) whereas females weigh 55 to over 70 kilograms (121-154 pounds).


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Sources | (Kingdon, 1977; Law, 2004; Mills & Hes, 1997; Nowak, 1999)

 

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