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Hyena man

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Hyena man
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Urist likes hyena men for their distinctive laugh.
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Hyena - Hyena man - Giant hyena

Alignment: Savage

· Learns · Humanoid

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 6,500 cm3
Mid: 32,500 cm3
Max: 65,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 60-80
Cannot be butchered

(Value multiplier ×2)

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Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A person with the head and markings of a hyena.

Hyena men are animal people variants of the common hyena, who can be found in savage tropical grasslands. They spawn in groups of 5-10 individuals and are generally content to keep to themselves, but will fight back if provoked. In terms of size, they are about as large as the average dwarf.

Like other savage animal people, they can join civilizations, become historical figures, appear as visitors and be playable in adventurer mode. Hyena men are able to wear human-sized and dwarf-sized equipment, making them a rather good choice for adventurers.

Inversely, hyena men-sized clothes are able to fit most races in your fortress, making clothes production for every dwarf, goblin and human much easier.

Some dwarves like hyena men for their distinctive laugh and their coordinated hunting.