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Parahyaena brunnea, Brown Hyena
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh - University of California, Los Angeles
Parahyaena brunnea
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University of California Museum of Vertebrate Zoology (MVZ 117842)

Image processing: Ms. Ashley Gosselin-Ildari
Publication Date: 05 Sep 2007

Specimens: sex unknown | male

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About the Species

This specimen is the skull and mandible of an adult hyaena of unknown sex. It was collected by Tom Larson in Kamanjab, Kaokoveld, Outjo District, Namibia on 23 October 1947. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning by Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh of The University of California Los Angeles Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Funding for scanning was provided by Dr. Van Valkenburgh and by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin. This hyaena is one of several carnivorans included in ongoing research of respiratory turbinates by Dr. Van Valkenburgh.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 19 April 2006 along the horizontal axis for a total of 520 1024x1024 pixel slices. Each slice is 0.35 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.3 mm (for a slice overlap of 0.05 mm) and a field of reconstruction of 280.0 mm.

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Parahyaena brunnea page on Wikipedia

P. brunnea page from the IUCN Hyaena Specialist Group

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Parahyaena brunnea
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To cite this page: Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh, 2007, "Parahyaena brunnea" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 21, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Parahyaena_brunnea/.

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