Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater. Cheetah family on an adult tommie. Although they will leave marrow bones and cranium intact on this adult, spotted hyenas will almost certainly find and demolish the remains very soon, as they did here.
Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater. Wildebeest calf killed and consumed by a single hyena. Hyena was having a field day killing calves, and abandoned carcass in unusually complete condition. More interestingly, the brain has been consumed (from the top
Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater. "Lucy" layout of the remains of a juvenile zebra killed and consumed by lions. Remaining scavenging opportunity limited to marrow and head contents, as on most lion kills of large subadult and adult medium-sized ungul
Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater. Head has been defleshed, as have remaining parts. Hindlimbs and forelimbs are disarticulated but all marrow remains. Pelvic girdle is disarticulated but present nearby.
Serengeti Plains, Ngorongoro Crater. Hindquarters, then forequarters have been defleshed. At least 1 distal radio-ulna remains with flesh. Bone damage limited largely to distal ribs and vertebral processes. These are the typical remains of abandoned li