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

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

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Recent observations

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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andyjones

Date

February 7, 2015 06:47 PM EST

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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juddpatterson

Date

March 22, 2015 06:20 PM EDT

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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dicksanders

Date

September 17, 2010 05:07 PM HST

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Description

Taken at Ruckomechi Camp, Zimbabwe.

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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kellypostma

Date

March 11, 2015 10:29 AM HST

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Description

A young african wild dog at Artis

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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danielgoeleven

Date

May 25, 2012

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Description

Lycaon (Lycaon pictus),Canidae
Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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erwinjackson

Date

December 17, 2011 01:29 PM HST

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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kristofor

Date

June 9, 2016 05:06 PM HST

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Description

Just as we were about to leave Kruger, a small pack of wild dogs ran across the road. It was quite late as we were barely arriving to the gate before closing and the sun had already set, but what an exciting thing to see!

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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kristofor

Date

June 9, 2016 05:06 PM HST

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Description

Just as we were about to leave Kruger, a small pack of wild dogs ran across the road. It was quite late as we were barely arriving to the gate before closing and the sun had already set, but what an exciting thing to see!

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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derekkiwiclarke

Date

March 14, 2016 09:58 AM HST

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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michaelbolte

Date

May 10, 2014 10:00 PM HST

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Description

Wild Dog group at the airstrip for Mombo Camp. This was part of the greeting ritual

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African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus

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janethedger

Date

September 11, 2014 02:25 PM HST

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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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