A spotted hyena family on the Masai Mara plains.Hyena cubs are born with dark fur and are temporarily blind. However,they are sufficiently big at eight months to join in at a kill even though they will continue to suckle their mothers until 18 months old. .
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- Kenya, Masai Mara. A mother spotted hyena and her pup, on the plains of the Masai Mara.
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