Extinct Hyaena species

Werdelin & Solounias (1991) estimate that, at the peak of hyaenid diversity in the late Miocene, at least 24 different hyena species concurrently roamed Eurasia and Africa. Fortunately there is a fairly extensive fossil record of the Hyaenidae, and careful analysis of this record has revealed a great deal about the life-styles of extinct hyaenids,… Continue reading Extinct Hyaena species