The figure below represents the striped, and the other represents the spotted hyena.
The grocery man said that he had rather have a spotted hyena, and the boy stole a melon and went away.
A third species is very distinct from either of the two described—the “spotted hyena” (Hyena crocuta).
In a short time we caught sight of a gigantic tiger-wolf, or spotted hyena, sitting under a bush, and growling fiercely at us.
It looks very much like a spotted hyena, and yet it is not really a hyena.
The tiger-wolf, as the spotted hyena is also called, is much more dangerous than the other hyenas.
In fact, one of the closest imitations of a human laugh is that of the “spotted hyena.”