Exploring the spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta and explaining how it is more closely related to cats than dogs, which may surprise some people. We also discuss their remarkable social intelligence, ability to cooperate and their very odd sexual habits and weird genitals. An interesting species that has an undeserved reputation for being a scrounger and a thief.
Content Warning: There are gifs of animals hunting animals. Firstly I would just like to say; LIFEDOMAINKINGDOMPHYLUMCLASSORDERFAMILYGENUSSPECIES What does that mean? It is the basic scheme of modern scientific classification of organisms. I will use some of these terms below, some of them are debated, the only thing drunker and more pedantic than evolution isContinue reading “Top Ten Cats: An Introduction”