Quick Answer: Has Anyone Ever Tamed A Hyena?

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Does anyone have a pet hyena?

Yes, Hyena can be kept as pet but with great safety precaution and care on your part as they are still wild animals. There are those who condemn keeping wild animals as pets but who ironically own dogs and cats themselves forgetting that all domesticated animals were once wild.

Is it illegal to own a hyena?

There is no such thing as a “pet” hyena. The closest you can get is “captive”. And chances are, even if it happens to be legal in your area, you do not have the knowledge or resources necessary to keep a captive hyena. It would not be a pet.

Do hyenas like humans?

Yes, hyenas can be dangerous to humans. They are highly intelligent, social animals who are generally known as scavengers, although in truth they are formidable predators. They are highly intelligent, social animals who are generally known as scavengers, although in truth they are formidable predators.

How much does it cost to buy a hyena?

Hyena Pricing and Licensing Information

LicensesEnterprise Edition Cost per License (USD)
5-9$ 250
10-24$ 220
25-49$ 196
50-99$ 172

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Can a pitbull kill a hyena?

If you use a normal large pitbull vs an average hyena the hyena has double the mass which is crazy it be like putting a flyweight vs a heavyweight in boxing. A large pitbull is about the same size a small Namibian African leopard and smaller than most African leopards which a single hyena will drive of it kill.

Can a hyena breed with a dog?

Dogs are Canis lupus familiaris while hyenas are Crocuta crocuta. They are different species and can not interbreed. Hyenas are more closely related to cats than canines despite their appearance. There are over 400 breeds of dogs so far.

Can a hyena beat a lion?

Absolutely. They can, and under certain circumstances, they do. Originally Answered: Big Cats: Can hyenas beat lions? Generally, when the hyenas attack the lions, they do it in a huge group so that they can outnumber the lions.

Can you train a hyena?

The striped hyena is easily tamed and can be fully trained, particularly when young. Although the Ancient Egyptians did not consider striped hyenas sacred, they supposedly tamed them for use in hunting. Although they kill dogs in the wild, striped hyenas raised in captivity can form bonds with them.

Can Sables be pets?

No, Sables do not make good pets. Though they look cute, they have sharp little teeth and are quite capable of delivering a painful bite. In many places it is also illegal to own one as a pet.