Hyena spotted in white Johannesburg suburbs

hyenaTwitter erupted on Thursday morning with tweets claiming that a brown hyena was spotted first in Northcliff, then in the Delta Park and Blairgowrie suburbs of Randburg, Johannesburg.

“Listener just called in saying a hyena spotted this morning in Northcliff!” Tweeted Talk Radio 702 host John Robbie.

Conservationist and former game ranger John de Jager said that spotted hyenas travel in packs, while brown hyenas are usually solitary and quite rare to see.

“I have only spotted one brown hyena in my five years as a game ranger,” Said De Jager. – M&G