This is probably the first time that a hyena-related story doesn’t end up with the animal getting killed by ruthless and ignorant hunters or local villagers. ISF member and environmentalist Wajid Semaan was able to save a pregnant hyena from its killers and took care of the injured animal until he got professional help.

What Wajdi did was brave but will not change the way these harmless gentle creature are perceived unfortunately. Unlike what most people think, the Lebanese hyena is an endangered species and plays a crucial role by cleaning forests from carcasses and bones, and rarely (if ever) attacks human beings.

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