good news for wildlife lovers as Striped Hyenas population is rising
at Chila Range & Gauhri range where Junglee Resort Rajaji Park is
situated , Approx 40 Striped Hyena are present at Rajaji National
Park , Striped Hyena & cubs were found by camera traps at Chila &
Gouhri ranges of Rajaji Park .
Striped Hyena can live up to 12 year
in natural habitat , though in captivity they can live more than 20
years, Striped Hyena is monogamous nocturnal & omnivorous animal,
There are approx 10000 Hyenas are present in whole world , Approx 40
Hyenas are found at Rajaji National Park.
Striped Hyena leaves his Den after Sun set and return back before
Sun Rise , That's why its very difficult to sight Hyena while
enjoying open Gypsy Safari at Rajaji National Park , An adult Hyena
can weight up to 50 Kgs , They Dig their den generally but some
times they steal den from other animals , Striped Hyena den is
almost 5 mtrs deep , and can be easily recognized as several bones
could be found at mouth of den., Striped Hyena are known to stand
against attacker but many times they act as being dead to avoid
attack. Striped Hyena Jaws are very strong and can break even Camel
Thigh bone is one attempt.