Globally Endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Spanish
    • Licaon
  • English
    • African Wild Dog
    • Painted Dog
    • Painted Hunting Dog
    • Cape Hunting Dog
    • African Hunting Dog
    • African Painted Dog
    • Painted Wolf
  • French
    • Lycaon
    • Chien sauvage africain
    • Loup-peint
  • German
    • Afrikanischer Wildhund
  • Scientific Names
    • Lycaon pictus

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Recent observations

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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joachim

Date

November 12, 2009 06:31 AM CET

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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alaing80

Date

May 16, 2009

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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pravinnahar

Date

January 27, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A pack of wild dogs seen at Sosian ranch, Laikipia, North Kenya

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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moseskinosi

Date

November 18, 2016 09:25 AM AST

Description

Reported by herders

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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yoonachun

Date

October 31, 2016 11:51 PM EDT

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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lfelliott

Date

November 15, 1990

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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vishnuchaitanya

Date

February 23, 2013 08:58 PM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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casolari

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

KODAK Digital Still Camera

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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dms215

Date

June 17, 2015 05:40 PM EDT

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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martingrimm

Date

October 16, 2016 12:19 PM CEST

Place

Tanzania (Google, OSM)

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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alexanderoehrle

Date

July 26, 2013 04:39 PM HST

Description

A pic, I've made at Zoo Basel in summer last year

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

alexanderoehrle

Date

July 26, 2013 10:11 AM HST

Description

A pic from a african wild dog cub, I've seen at Zoo Basel in summer last year.

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Description from Wikipedia

Lycaon pictus is a canid found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas. It is variously called the African wild dog, African hunting dog, Cape hunting dog, painted dog, painted wolf, painted hunting dog, spotted dog, or ornate wolf.

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