Don’t move away until after the hyena does.
When you do move, do it slowly, continuing to face the direction of the hyena.
If the hyena actually attacks you, stand your ground and fight back by poking with a stick or kicking and punching its head.
Can you fight a hyena?
Fighting a hyena is very risky, a single bite from the hyena can crush your bones and shatter them to pieces, your first bet is to avoid being attacked than overwhelm it with technique. Of course, no problem.
Can a human take on a hyena?
Nonetheless, both the spotted hyena and the smaller striped hyena are powerful predators quite capable of killing an adult human, and are known to attack people when food is scarce.
What are hyenas afraid of?
Hyenas really need to fear African Wild Dogs, cheetahs, leopards, and lions in particular, because these predators see hyena as competition for food, potential killers of their young, and extreme annoyances. They will kill a hyena or cub at any opportunity.
Can a warthog kill a hyena?
For the most part, hyenas do not even attempt to hunt warthogs. Given the chance, they would probably kill a baby warthog, but an adult warthog is usually out of reach. Lions occasionally kill warthogs and for some reason cheetahs will attack warthogs.
Has a hyena ever killed a lion?
Unlike wild dogs, a hyena can break out of a snare. In groups, hyenas have been known to kill lions. But it’s not just their brawn that has contributed to hyenas’ success as a species.
Is a hyena a scavenger?
Spotted hyenas are famed scavengers and often dine on the leftovers of other predators. But these hardy beasts are also skilled hunters that will take down wildebeest or antelope. They also kill and eat birds, lizards, snakes, and insects.