As soon as they can, hyena cubs will try to kill each other. From the moment of birth the first born, or more dominant has an inherent and aggressive drive to kill its nearest competitor. Mothers usually don’t intervene.
Video Preview: Competition amongst hyena cubs is so fierce, they murder their own siblings, while lion cubs are tragically killed by a cobra.
Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas airs on Nat Geo Wild Thursday June 10 at 10P et/pt.