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False: Although hyenas are similar in morphology and behaviour to dogs, they are actually more closely related to cats. They belong to their own 'family' hyaenidae, which is now considered to belong to a suborder of carnivores called Feliformia, which also includes other 'cat-like' carnivores, including both large and small cats, mongooses, civets and other related families. In contrast, dog-like carnivores belong to the suborder Caniformia.

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