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#WorldAnimalDay ... protecting those endangered - and thanking those that work tirelessly to do so!

protecting those endangered - and thanking those that work tirelessly to do so!

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Out and About: African Wild Dogs Come to LA

African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus or Cape hunting dog is a canid found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas.

El licaón pictus, más conocido como perro salvaje africano, es un cánido nativo de África subsahariana. Puede medir desde 60 a 75 centímetros de altura en la cruz y pesar entre 20 y 25 kg, pudiendo llegar a superar los 30 kilos de peso. Se encuentra catalogado dentro de las Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN como "En peligro". #albandco The African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) is a canid native to Sub-Saharan Africa. The species stands 60–75 cm (24–30 in) in shoulder height, and weighs…

El licaón pictus, más conocido como perro salvaje africano, es un cánido nativo de África subsahariana. Puede medir desde 60 a 75 centímetros de altura en la cruz y pesar entre 20 y 25 kg, pudiendo llegar a superar los 30 kilos de peso. Se encuentra catalogado dentro de las Lista Roja de Especies Amenazadas de la UICN como "En peligro". #albandco The African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) is a canid native to Sub-Saharan Africa. The species stands 60–75 cm (24–30 in) in shoulder height, and weighs…

Did you know: The African Wild Dog has been listed as Endangered by IUCN since 1990. Given uncertainty surrounding population estimates, and the species’ tendency to population fluctuations, the largest subpopulations could contain fewer than 250 mature individuals, earning the Wild Dog this categorization.

AWF – African Wild Dog

The African wild dog—also sometimes called the hunting dog or African painted dog—has a colorful, patchy coat;

Ethopian wolf rare species

Simien Mountains National Park is home to the endangered Ethiopian wolf, the world’s rarest canine. Please vote for AWF's project to help us win a grant.

Although hyenas aren't tecnically "dogs", I prefer to see them as such. Besides...they're cool critters, regardless of how they're "classified". Just LOOK at those ears!

Although hyenas aren't tecnically "dogs", I prefer to see them as such. Besides...they're cool critters, regardless of how they're "classified". Just LOOK at those ears!

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