The African hunting dog by Maggie Blake

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Published by Wright Group .

Written in English

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  • Dogs

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The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10974402M
ISBN 100780215052
ISBN 109780780215054
OCLC/WorldCa32251852

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African wild dog, (Lycaon pictus), also called Cape hunting dog, African hunting dog, or hyena dog, wild African carnivore that differs from the rest of the members of the dog family (Canidae) in having only four toes on each foot.

Its coat is short, sparse, and irregularly blotched with yellow, black, and white. The African hunting dog, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. African hunting dogs live in packs that are usually dominated by a monogamous breeding pair.

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Pack Behavior and Hunting. African wild dogs live in packs that are usually dominated by a monogamous breeding pair. The female has a litter of 2 to 20 pups, which are cared for by the entire pack. These dogs are very social, and packs have been known to share food and to assist weak or ill members.

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The African Wild Dog (also known as the Painted Dog and the Cape Hunting Dog) is a medium sized species of canine found across sub-Saharan African Wild Dog is most easily identified from both domestic and other wild Dogs by their brightly mottled fur, with its name in Latin aptly meaning Scientific name: Lycaon pictus.

The wild dog—also sometimes called the hunting dog or African painted dog—has a colorful, patchy coat; large bat-like ears; and a bushy tail with a white tip that may serve as a flag to keep the pack in contact while hunting.

No two wild dogs are marked exactly the same, making it easy to identify individuals. Behavior & ific name: Lycaon pictus. The African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) (Say it: lick-WAWN pick-SHUSS), also known as the cape hunting dog, African hunting dog, or African painted dog, is one of the world’s most social and distinctive canids.

The short, wiry coat is coloured in blotches of yellow, grey, black and white and gave rise to the cape hunting dog’s scientific name of Lycaon pictus, meaning ‘painted wolf. The Basenji is a breed of hunting dog. It was bred from stock that originated in central Africa.

Most of the major kennel clubs in the English-speaking world place the breed in the hound group—more specifically, in the sighthound type.

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The African wild dog is a highly successful hunter. Hunting success varies with prey type, vegetation cover and pack size, but African wild dogs tend to be very successful, often with greater than 60% of their chases ending in a kill, sometimes up to 90%.

This is much higher than lion (27–30%) and hyena (25–30%) Class: Mammalia. African wild dogs are totally pack dependent, while wolves, which are pack-hunters aren’t a dependent upon that structure. The other reason is that African wild dogs general avoid humans at all costs.

I think the reason why they tend to do this actually has more to do with our history as a scavenging species. The dogs range particularly widely, and need larger areas than almost any other terrestrial carnivore species in the world. Due to their beautiful markings, they are also referred to – more evocatively – as painted hunting dogs.

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The African wild dog, or painted dog, is a fierce predator found in the open plains to dense forests of sub-Saharan Latin name, Lycaon pictus, means "painted wolf" and refers to the animal's mottled n wild dogs may be mostly solid-colored or painted with patches of black, brown, red, yellow, and white.

African hunting dogs are gregarious animals that form packs of up to 40 members. Before the recent population decline of African hunting dog packs of up to animals had been recorded.

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The African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) is a carnivorous mammal of the Canidae family, found only in Africa, especially in scrub savanna and other lightly wooded areas. It is also called the Painted Hunting Dog, African Hunting Dog, the Cape Hunting Dog, the Spotted Dog, or the Painted Wolf.

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