Dog Breed Info Center(R) DBIC

African Pitbull

Information and Pictures

Two African Pitbulls walking in a wire cage that has a wood bottom.

Hyenas in captivity

Pronunciation

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Other Names

Hyena

African Pit Bull

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Origin

The African Pitbull is a hyena that is kept as a pet in Africa. They are often used in hyena fight rings and as status symbols. They are raised in captivity from tiny pups.

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