|Here, Vail has his ears divided into sections, A-D. We would say Vail has a left B notch and a right C nick.|
|Kneesocks is kindly displaying her very unique ears.|
|It's easiest to see with binoculars, but Sparks (the black cub in the foreground) has a nice left D notch, which led to her cub nickname, LeftD ("Lefty").|
|We always appreciate ear damage that's visible from a distance, like Istanbul's right ear scoop.|
So although spots will always be the most tried and true tool in the repertoire of an RA, every time we find a hyena sacked out in a mud puddle, or asleep deep in a den we salute ear damage. Here’s to making our lives just a bit easier!