Thursday, April 5, 2012

Hyenas change diet for Lent

photo from ScienceDaily
It turns out, during Lent when fewer meat scraps are available for scavenging hyenas, hyenas quickly switch their diets and start eating more donkey.  I just had to post this, because who would've thought hyenas were so flexible in their eating habits.  Additionally, who would've thought someone would come up with a research question that included both hyenas and Lent:

Donkeys in Ethiopia are counting down the days to Easter!

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