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

The Beauty of Wildlife

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

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 dog or Painted dog. One of the rarest sightings on Safari.  www.FairTradeSafaris.com

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

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.

Photograph by Chris Johns Known as African wild, painted, or Cape hunting dogs, these endangered canines closely resemble wolves in their pack-oriented social structure.

Endangered African Wild Dog by Hendri Venter.

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

”Painted Wolf Alpha Male” by Morkel Erasmus (African wild dog)

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus), also known as African hunting dog, African painted dog, painted hunting dog or painted wolf

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

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

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

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

African wild dog photographed in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe by Burrard…

funkysafari: “African wild dog photographed in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe by Burrard Lucas. African Wild Dogs (also known as Painted Dogs) are one of Africa’s most endangered carnivores.

Wild dog considering a swim. Photo taken at Singita in the Sabi Sand.

ʚĭɞnatureza - Wild dog considering a swim. Photo taken at Singita in the Sabi Sand.

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.

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