African Wild Dogs:  Hunt success rate = 80%+

african wild dogs - like the fact that they are also called "painted dogs"

[African Wild Dog] * * " Me justs knew dat me would gets kicked outta de Optimists Club."

10 Things You Didn't Know About African Wild Dogs

Beautiful markings found on the African wild dog, aka painted dog. Photo taken in Northern Botswana.

"Beautiful markings found on the African wild dog, aka painted dog. Photo taken in Northern Botswana.

Lycaon pictus is a canine found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas. It is more commonly known as the AFRICAN WILD DOG - It's Latin name translates to "Painted Wolf" referring to the irregular, mottled coat, which features patches of red, black, brown, white, and yellow fur. Each animal has its own unique coat pattern, and all have big, rounded ears.

African Wild Dog or Painted Dog - 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. Wikipedia Photo from NAT GEO

African Wild Dogs at Kruger National Park, South Africa by Ronesh Parbhoor Wildlife Photography  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ronesh-Parbhoo-Wildlife-Photography/177242835673208

African Wild Dogs at Kruger National Park, South Africaby Ronesh Parbhoor Wildlife Photography

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.

Hyène 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.

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

African Painted Hunting Dog [Lycaon pictus] He looks quite harmless but looks can be quite deceiving.

The painted dog has many common names, including Cape hunting dog, wild dog, and tri-colored dog.

The African Wild Dog has many common names, such as Painted Dog, African Hunting Dog, Cape Hunting Dog, an African Painted Wolves.

Painted dog. One of my favourite animals.

African wild dogs are my favorite animal but people kill them for their fur and they Beltane them on things they don't do. Now they are endangered and need help with only a few left. Donate to the African wild dog on the world wildlife fund.

Endangered African Wild Dog by Hendri Venter. ...........click here to find out more http://googydog.com

Endangered African Wild Dog by Hendri Venter. - Lycaon pictus (Which means painted wolf) Canine related, but part of it's own genus, Lycaon.

I couldn't resist! "We can dance if we want to We've got all your life and mine As long as we abuse it Never gonna lose it Everything will work out right." ~from The Safety Dance

"We can dance if we want to We've got all your life and mine As long as we abuse it Never gonna lose it Everything will work out right." ~from The Safety Dance

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