Globally critically endangered (CR) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

african wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

April 19, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

codyhough

Date

June 24, 2008

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

April 11, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

6 at waterhole at 1800. One with radio collar.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

April 9, 2010

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

6 on road by entrance gate at 0600, still there at 1630. One with radio collar

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 29, 2005

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 18 animals at waterhole at 0740

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 28, 2005

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Same pack (18 animals) back at the waterhole at 1030.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 28, 2005

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 18 animals at waterhole at 0600

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 27, 2005

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 18 animals at waterhole at 0445

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 7, 2003

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 10, presumably same as on 5th Oct 2003, at same place early p.m.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 5, 2003

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 9 animals by access road to camp

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

simontonge

Date

October 5, 2003

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Pack of 9 animals by access road to camp

Photos / Sounds

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What

African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

April 29, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Hard to see i now, but general impression of shape and size including how they moved make me sure

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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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