It depends on the gender of the lion and condition it would take 4–5 hyenas to be on par with 1 lioness and over power her but it would take twice that number to over power a male lion about 10–1, that’s if they got in an actual fight otherwise one male lion could scare an entire clan of hyenas.
Can a hyena kill a lion?
Hyenas’ strength is another advantage. Unlike wild dogs, a hyena can break out of a snare. In groups, hyenas have been known to kill lions.
How many hyenas can take down a lion?
Are hyenas stronger than lions?
Lions are larger and stronger than hyenas, but what advantage do hyenas have over lions? Hyenas outnumber lions and use their larger populations to compete with lions for food.
Which animals can kill a lion?
Lions can be killed by being kicked by hoofed animals such as giraffe, gnu, are even deer.