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"

The Dhole also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. The dholes are classed as endangered by the IUCN, due to ongoing habitat loss, depletion of its prey base, competition from other predators, persecution and possibly diseases from domestic and feral dogs. In the summer the dhole reverts to his darker, sleeker coat. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dhole

Animals You've Never Heard Of - D Edition

The Dhole also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. In summer the dhole reverts to his darker, sleeker coat.

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.

The Dhole! The perfect blend between a fox and a wolf. Also called the "Indian Wild Dog" these canids are native to South and Southeast Asia. They live in clans and behave much like African Wild Dogs (both of which are less territorial than Wolves).

Dhole - perfect blend of fox and wolf, aka "Indian Wild Dog," native to South and Southeast Asia. They live in clans and behave much like African Wild Dogs (both of which are less territorial than Wolves)

A pack of curious African wild dogs, photographed with #BeetleCam. South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

Instagram Post by Will Burrard-Lucas

wild dog ~ tribe marker for "yellow" people ~ very dirty (ugly) ~ bony ~ average ~ wild dog ~ not artistic ~ skilled photography I'm inclined to

”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.

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.

Pariah Dog, dingo on rock, when dogs diverged from wolves to companion humans in the evolutionary timeframe?  from 33,000 years ago to 16,000 years ago depending on studies you read It is certain: they have been an integral part of human existence for ages. Yet some have stayed on or returned to the very edges of human civilization. These are pariah dogs.Read more: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/ animals/ photos/ pariah-dogs-9-ancient-and-wild-dog-breeds

Pariah dogs: 9 ancient and wild dog breeds

Pariah Dog, dingo on rock, when dogs diverged from wolves to companion humans in the evolutionary timeframe? from years ago to years ago depending on studies you read It is certain: they have been an integral part of human existence for age

African Wild Dogs. #animals #wildlife #enangered

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

10 Things You Didn't Know About African Wild Dogs

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