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I am obsessed with Spotted Hyenas!!! They are my most FAVORITE animals in the world!!!! Everything is hyena in my life!!
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Spotted Hyena (Crocuta crocuta)
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Did everyone have a great weekend? Let’s check the quiz answers:

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1: True or False – Aardwolves are solitary animals and only interact during the breeding season?  
2: What is this little bird? 
3: What does a Pangolin and your fingernails have in common? 
4: True or False – When water is scarce, Bushbucks can survive on dew. 
5: Finally - The Elephant has the largest brain of any land mammal. Who knows how it compares to a human’s in terms of weight? 

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1: This is False. Aardwolves form permanent family groups. Yes, we are aware that we used a pic of a Brown Hyena for this question – sorry….
2: This is the Fiery-necked Nightjar which is well known for is distinctive “good-lord-deliver-us” call. 
3: The scales of a Pangolin and fingernails are both made up of the same material – keratin. 
4: True – When water is very scarce, Bushbucks can survive on dew.
5: Elephant brains weigh in at a hefty +-5kg (11lb). Our brains only weigh around 1.5kg (3.3lb) in comparison. 

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5: Finally - The #Elephant has the largest brain of any land mammal. Who knows how it compares to a human’s in terms of weight? 

(Incredible pic by Isak Pretorius - http://on.fb.me/IN6X2q taken in the #MasaiMara - www.krugerpark.com/destinations/masai-mara)
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2: What is this little bird? 

(Great photo by Brendon Cremer - http://on.fb.me/1ir0R5q - taken in #Botswana - www.krugerpark.com/destinations/botswana
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3: What does a #Pangolin and your fingernails have in common?
 
(Super photo by Barry Peiser - http://on.fb.me/1eVzOds)  
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4: True or False – When water is scarce, Bushbucks can survive on dew. 

(Lovely pic shared by Zandalee Poley & taken in the #KrugerPark - www.krugerpark.com/destinations/kruger-national-park)
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Time to check your quiz answers – good luck!

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1: What do you call an adult male Crocodile?
2: What is this beautiful bird? 
3: What kind of venom does the Boomslang produce? 
4: True or False – Male Cape Foxes are not involved in the care of the kits and leave soon after mating?
5: Finally. True or False – Elephants sometimes communicate using vocalizations that are beyond the hearing range of humans. 

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1: A male Croc is known as a “Bull”.
2: This is a Little Bee-eater. As its name suggests, it loves nothing more than snacking on bees, wasps and hornets. 
3: A Boomslangs’s venom is a hemotoxin. This venom disables the blood clotting process and, as a result, a bleeding wound can become fatal. 
4: False - Male Cape Foxes are vital to the raising of the young and will remain a part of the family group.
5: True – Elephants communicate via a number of methods; one being very low sounds that humans can not pick up. 

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5: Finally. True or False – #Elephants sometimes communicate using vocalizations that are beyond the hearing range of humans.
 
(Super photo by Giorgio Bighi via Africa Geographic - http://on.fb.me/1gRtTtT - taken in the #Addo Elephant Park - www.krugerpark.com/self-catering/addo-elephant-national-park)   
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4: True or False – Male Cape #Foxes are not involved in the care of the kits and leave soon after mating?

(Wonderful photo by Morkel Erasmus - http://on.fb.me/19WrcIp taken in the #Kgalagadi - www.krugerpark.com/self-catering/kgalagadi-transfrontier-park)
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