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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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

berniedup

Date

February 14, 2014 09:25 AM HST

Description

H4-1 Road before Sabie Bridge, North of Skukuza, Kruger NP, SOUTH AFRICA

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

berniedup

Date

February 14, 2014 09:24 AM HST

Description

H4-1 Road before Sabie Bridge, North of Skukuza, Kruger NP, SOUTH AFRICA

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

anthonyroberts

Date

November 11, 2013

Description

5 dogs on the road right outside the gates to Oliphants Rest Camp in the Kruger.

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

tomvandeuren

Date

October 24, 2013 10:28 AM HST

Description

@ Artis, Amsterdam

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

berniedup

Date

February 14, 2014 09:31 AM HST

Description

H1-2 Road at Sabie Bridge, North of Skukuza, Kruger NP, SOUTH AFRICA

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

charlessharp

Date

November 4, 2013 07:03 AM HST

Description

African wild dog lycaon pictus near Eagle Island Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

dallasewing

Date

May 2, 2009 03:58 PM BST

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

danielgoeleven

Date

May 25, 2012

Description

Lycaon (Lycaon pictus),Canidae
Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

andrewbradford

Date

October 10, 2010 06:23 AM HST

Description

© Andrew Bradford

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

edworthington

Date

October 12, 2014 05:53 PM HST

Description

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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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