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

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

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Recent observations

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

muir

Date

August 15, 2015 03:28 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

~8 dog pack monitored by Botswana Predation Conservation Trust http://www.bpctrust.org/

Fed that morning. Cygnus's granddaughter.

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No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

July 26, 2015 08:00 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male killed a male bushbuck

Photos / Sounds

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What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

July 29, 2015 06:15 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

July 30, 2015 07:30 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

July 31, 2015 05:20 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 6, 2015 05:30 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 7, 2015 08:00 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 8, 2015 07:30 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 yearling pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 14, 2015 09:00 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 Wild dog (one alpha male, 3 yearling cubs 2 x f, 1 x m) chased a female bush buck in to a shallow pool on the Chongwe River. A small crocodile swam up and took a bite and did a death roll. The bushbuck then dragged the croc out towards the Wild Dog who then dragged it up the bank with the croc still attached. It took them a while to kill the bushbuck but by then the croc gave up

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 15, 2015 07:30 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

3 year old pups (2 x female and 1 x male) and alpha male

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 16, 2015 09:00 AM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4 wild dog (one alpha male, 3 yearlings 2 x female and 1 x male) chases a female bushbuck into a pool on the Chongwe by top crossing. But a croc got to the bush buck first and took it so the wild dog hung around a little and then left

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

Observer

cescacooke

Date

August 19, 2015 06:00 PM SAST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

1 Alpha female (with only 3 legs) and 3 yearlings (2 female, 1 male) all healthy. The alpha male was absent and presumed to be at the den in the escarpment.

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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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