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10 Things You Didn't Know About African Wild Dogs

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African wild dogs: They form packs up to 40 members, each with a dominant breeding pair, that remain monogamous for life. They're co-operative hunters, relying on sight rather than smell to pinpoint prey. They reach speeds up to 55 kmph, and sometimes disembowel prey while it is still running. -BBC Nature

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beautiful-wildlife: “ African Wild Dog by © Gerry Van der Walt Madikwe Game Reserve - South Africa ”

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African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa.

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