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

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  • English
    • Painted wolf
    • African painted dog
    • African hunting dog
    • African wild dog
    • Painted Hunting Dog
    • Cape hunting dog
  • Scientific Names
    • Lycaon pictus
  • French
    • Cynhyene
    • Loup-peint
    • Lycaon
  • Spanish
    • Licaon
  • German
    • Afrikanischer Wildhund

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Recent observations

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What

African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

October 28, 2014

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Observer

simbamangu

Date

October 13, 2014

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

September 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

In 2nd photo, Hooded Vultures (Necrosyrtes monachus) rapidly devour dog's faeces. Dog initially chased off vultures but relented after 3rd go

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Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

lhankin

Date

December 3, 2012

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(Somewhere...)

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Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Date

November 29, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Photograph by Paul Benson, pjbphotos.co.uk

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Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

ben_risky

Date

March 31, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A pack of about 7 dogs crossing Masalani-Ijara road into the bush observed and picture taken by Martin, Enock and Ebel

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What

Painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 10, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This pair of Painted hunting dogs were seen in the wild at the den site. This location was not far from the Kwando River, but i have obscured the location due to the endangered status of this canid.

Photos / Sounds

What

Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

graeme

Date

May 27, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

dejong

Date

November 28, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Photograph by Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski, wildsolutions.nl

Photos / Sounds

What

Painted hunting dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 10, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This Painted hunting dog was observed guarding a den in the northern Okavango Delta.

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

kangwane

Date

June 27, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

8 animals resting in thicket on north side of Tsavo River, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya.

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

kcclarke

Date

September 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

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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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