Spotted Hyena (image) Michigan State University Caption These are spotted hyenas in the southern Rift Valley of Kenya. Credit Photo courtesy of Meredith Evans Wagner. Usage Restrictions Credit given to Meredith Evans Wagner for the photo. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.