This Painted hunting dog was observed guarding a den in the northern Okavango Delta.
8 animals resting in thicket on north side of Tsavo River, Tsavo West National Park, Kenya.
Part of a pack of about 8
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.
Small prints,in snow, early in morning and claws shown in prints
Bushy gray tail
Claws in prints
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.