Scientific Name:

Hyaena Brunnea Melampus

Species:

Northern Brown Hyena

Region:

Central & Kaokoland

Country:

Namibia

 

The Brown Hyena has 2 sub-species,the Southern Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea brunnea) and the Northern Brown Hyena (Hyaena brunnea melampus)

Hyaena brunnea melampus was named by Reginald Innes Pocock in 1935.