In Aesop's fable “The Hyenas,” they “change their sex each year. hyenas were used in such bestiaries to illustrate the evils of homosexuality.
Homosexual behavior in animals is sexual behavior among non-human species that is . of Horapollo, written in the 4th century AD by the Egyptian writer Horapollo, mentions "hermaphroditism" in hyenas and homosexuality in partridges.
For these mammals, there is documented evidence of homosexual behavior of one or more of the following kinds: sexual behavior, courtship, affection, pair bonding, or parenting. Bruce Bagemihl writes that the presence of same-sex sexual behavior was both male and female spotted hyenas mount submissive same-sex members.
A spokesperson explained: “It is very difficult to identify the sex of the spotted hyena, because the external genitalia of the male and female are.