Saturday, July 31, 2010

Old and New Favorites

Awhile ago I wrote a blog professing my undying love for the immigrant male Rough and Ready but I never got around to posting photos of his lovely spots. So here he is! my handsome hyena boyfriend! (he's the one on the left)Since it took me so long to get these up here I thought I'd throw in the added bonus of my new favorite cub. He started out with the cub name "Jay" and it has taken us months to see him nurse and finally confirm who is mother is. Now that we know he belongs to Hendrix (shoe lineage) we have dubbed him Puma. He has a lovely little black face, much blacker than all the other cubs, and he has the uncanny ability to sneak scraps away from carcasses.
Even though he is one of the lowest ranking hyenas in the clan, he holds his own and won't let anyone steal those scraps from him. Here he is with tuft of wildebeest beard that he carried around all morning the other day.


Ann said...

The cub is the cutest thing ever! I like how he keep his "toy" all day! Your "boyfriend" isn't so bad either! I have always had a spot for the hyena, so misunderstood.

dee said...

Hope he enjoys life now, 'cause we know it's going to get harder as he grows up. They look cute and vulnerable when they are little and yet they are SO tough! Thanks for the post. We DO read and love them them so please keep it up!

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