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In Israeli Desert, Wolves and Hyenas Cooperate on Hunts

posted Jun 24, 2016, 3:22 PM by chloe owens

3/19/16, by Christina Beck, The Christian Science Monitor

In Israeli desert, wolves and hyenas cooperate on hunts

These unlikely allies work together to brave the harsh conditions in Israel’s Negev Desert…Their friendship is made especially unlikely because prey is scarce in the desert. Usually those conditions would push carnivores like the [gray] wolves and [striped] hyenas to compete, rather than collaborate.  But something different is happening in the Negev...hyenas and gray wolves were hunting together in packs.