- This article is about the species. You may be looking for the Hyena, a member of the Order of the Ancients or the genetic memory named after her.
Hyenas are a species of feliform mammals endemic throughout Africa, western Asia, and India.
In the 1st century BCE, hyena ears were in demand in Egyptian markets. In addtion, Khaliset, a member of the Order of the Ancients who used the Hyena as her cryptonym, used hyenas to do her bidding.