Globally endangered (EN) (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

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

November 1, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

More than 15

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No photos or sounds

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

October 25, 2014

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(Somewhere...)

Description

Short sighting no pictures

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

November 11, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

2 Specimen

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No photos or sounds

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

simon1978

Date

January 3, 2015 07:24 AM SAST

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(Somewhere...)

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Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

simbamangu

Date

October 13, 2014 08:07 AM EAT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

20+ near Matambwe airstrip

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African wild dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

joachim

Date

October 28, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

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

Place

(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.

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What

Painted Hunting Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

graeme

Date

May 27, 2012

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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Conservation Summary