Re: lions, chimps and sticks

Gerrit Hanenburg (
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 12:20:05 GMT (H. M. Hubey) wrote:

>>>It's difficult for humans to even scare off cheetahs.
>>Chimps are stronger than humans and have bigger teeth. I do not think
>>it would be the mismatch you suggest.

>Hyenas hunt in groups and are more aggressive.

Exactly which hyaenas (Hyaenidae) do you mean?

Brown hyaena (Hyaena brunnea) 4
Striped hyaena (hyaena hyaena) 6
Spotted hyaena (Crocuta crocuta) 5
Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) 1

There are major ecological and behavioural differences between these

(Gosh! How I love those Latin names!)

Btw,the numbers are my votes on the "degree of fruitness",
(range is 1-10) in order to define the concept of "fruit".