January 19, 2022


The world of science and technology

Mom’s powerful friends keep high-ranking hyenas on top

In hyenas as well as humans, it pays to be born to high-ranking parents. A new study reveals how power is passed down in these matriarchal mammals: Elite hyena cubs cultivate their mom’s friends, who help keep them fed and protected throughout their lives.

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