) with 264 reads. Dogs kill 25,000 people yearly. In order to fulfil their daily intake, lions have to consume animal flesh. It’s simplistic to think of hyenas as scavengers and lions purely hunters. Helen Thompson writes about science and culture for Smithsonian. To make these glands more efficient, human bodies had to lose their hair to better dissipate heat. It's clear that cats bond with humans but what they actually think of humans is still somewhat a mystery.