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

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

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Photos / Sounds

What

Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Date

November 29, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Photograph by Paul Benson, pjbphotos.co.uk

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

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

Photos / Sounds

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...)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

kcclarke

Date

September 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

kcclarke

Date

September 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

kcclarke

Date

September 5, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Part of a pack of about 8

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

hoppy1951

Date

December 3, 1998

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Aka African Painted Dog, part of a pack that caused a 'dog jam' as they enjoyed the warmth of the road in the late afternoon. Scan of a slide taken in December 1998. South of Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa.

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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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