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

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

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Recent observations

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

nickbuys

Date

August 13, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 Adult dogs hunting Impala across from Mahangu Safari Lodge early morning.

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

nickbuys

Date

June 12, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

5 Wild Dogs seen early evening close to Tsumkwe town/village. Busy hunting before disappearing into the bush.

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

nickbuys

Date

January 27, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Two adults running on road towards Kwando Flood Plain at dawn.

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

akpiel

Date

July 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Vocalisations

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

akpiel

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

akpiel

Date

June 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

akpiel

Date

February 26, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not a protected area, "Open land"

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

akpiel

Date

July 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Wild dog sighting by research team and also again on motion-triggered cameras. Note, this is an "open area" and so does not fall into any of the below categories.

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

bo1970

Date

April 10, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I saw two dogs trying to kill goats

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

bo1970

Date

August 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

They were five dogs

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

warthog

Date

April 13, 2013 08:24 AM CEST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Wild dogs trotting along the road in Kruger

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

warthog

Date

February 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Wild dogs in small but clean enclosure in Al Bustan Centre, UAE

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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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