- African (culture)
- Celestial (attribute)
- Friendly (behaviour)
A hyena from the myths of the Ivory Coast of Africa. The story tells of how the mother of creation Nzambi Mpunga sent the hyena on a mission to uncover the lost drum that was guarded by the wagtail. The hyena fled however when he heard that the antelope who had been sent on the same mission had died.
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