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  • Sydneysider01 by Sydneysider01

    Predator chase? Lion(?) focussed on zebra on far right. Zebra seems to be moving. Eyshine - second zebra

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    Definitely a bit of chase/harassment, but I think spotted-hyena, 2 #zebra in background, great image (alone hyena though no real threat) 😃

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    T&D, what you say about this?

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  • tillydad by tillydad moderator

    Certainly a #spotted-hyena chasing a zebra - there could be a second SH on the far right and close to the zebra . There is a record of .....

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  • tillydad by tillydad moderator

    a lone SH killing a zebra, although they do tend to hunt zebra with other clan members . Of course, we cannot see what other SH may .....

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  • tillydad by tillydad moderator

    be out of camera range . Fascinating image, nonetheless 😃

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  • maricksu by maricksu moderator

    I agree, very fascinating, would be so nice to see what happens next 😃

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  • Annezoo42 by Annezoo42

    lightened the image there is another hyena on the left behind the tree as well. Another animal close to zebra, a baby or a hyena, can't tell

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  • tillydad by tillydad moderator

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/229646636_Hunting_rates_and_hunting_success_in_the_spotted_hyena_Crocuta_crocuta
    Worth a read 😃

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  • davidbygott by davidbygott moderator

    Spoken like a true biologist 😃 The thing on the far right of the zebra may also be a zebra foal, a more likely target for the hyena.

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