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The African Wild Dog

Behavior, Ecology, and Conservation (Monographs in Behavior and Ecology)

by Scott Creel

  • 363 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Africa,
  • Dogs,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Biological Sciences,
  • Science / Biology,
  • African wild dog

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7756388M
    ISBN 100691016542
    ISBN 109780691016542

    Fewer than 7, painted dogs are left across the entire continent. They may not be as famous as their trunked, horned, or maned neighbours, but these painted dogs —also known as African wild or hunting dogs—are beautiful, unique, and fascinating social animals. The African wild dog, Lycaon pictus, is one of Africa’s premier hunters. 1,2 African wild dogs (Figure 1) are one of the top three most efficient hunting animals in Africa and are found on most of the continent aside from the drier deserts in the north, and the denser forests of Author: Kylienne A. Clark, Travis R. Shaul, Brian H. Lower.

      "The African Wild Dog is a book about a species that is inherently fascinating for a wide variety of reasons. The authors demonstrate how different sorts of data can be collected simultaneously even under difficult field conditions, and they then bring state-of-the-art quantitative analyses to bear on theoretical issues of current interest/5(8). The African Wild Dog is not a dog, and as such it cannot be classified within a Dog Group. The American Kennel Club (AKC) has acknowledged this animal by way of studies, however, for the species is not under the genus Canis but Lycaon — although both dogs and African Wild Dogs are in the family with the AKC, there are a great many conservation groups that .

    adaptations adult dogs adult pack member African wild dog allow animals for food Baby blend born Botswana bring brothers and sisters brown Canidae family canids carnivores catch chase City collar Colorful Coats continent countries danger Dens different coat pattern distances Dog Families dog's ears easier endangered environment evolution 5/5(1). Despite their unfortunate name, African wild dogs are not feral dogs. They are a critically endangered pack-hunting canid that is closely related to domestic dogs, wolves, and jackals. The African wild dog bitch that had these pups was too nervous to care for them properly, and the zoo staff decided to use a domestic bitch as a surrogate.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.5/5(12). With only 5, surviving, the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) is one of the world's most endangered large carnivores--and one of the most remarkable.

This comprehensive portrait of wild dogs incorporates previously scattered information with important new findings from a six-year study in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve, Africa's largest /5(8). The African Wild Dog is a book about a species that is inherently fascinating for a wide variety of reasons.

The authors demonstrate how different sorts of data can be collected simultaneously even under difficult field conditions, and they then bring state-of-the-art quantitative analyses to bear on theoretical issues of current : Princeton University Press. With only 5, surviving, the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) is one of the world's most endangered large carnivores--and one of the most remarkable.

This comprehensive portrait of wild dogs incorporates previously scattered information with important new findings from a six-year study in Tanzania's Selous Game Reserve, Africa's largest protected s: 2. " The African Wild Dog is a book about a species that is inherently fascinating for a wide variety of reasons.

The authors demonstrate how different sorts of data can be collected simultaneously even under difficult field conditions, and they then bring state-of-the-art quantitative analyses to bear on theoretical issues of current interest. This is the story of Solo, pup of the low ranking Angel in a pack of African Wild Dogs.

As often with this kind of field studies, they are sometimes sad to read and it is hard to bear how hard their struggle for survival in this sometimes barren landscape is/5(18).

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

These long-legged canines have only four toes per foot, unlike other dogs, which have five toes on their forefeet. is optimistically the number of free-ranging African wild dogs left in South Africa. The immediate future of this dynamic, endangered, large carnivore is in the hands of a thinly spread, intensely committed network of conservationists, donors, state reserves and progressive :   German Shepherds - Dog Books for KidsTable of ContentsIntroductionChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3ConclusionAuthor BioIntroductionMoney will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.― Josh BillingsGerman Shepherds are intelligent, versatile and faithful : $ Facts About the African Wild Dog (A Picture Book for Kids, Vol ) by Lisa Strattin out of 5 stars 1.

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The Book Painted Wolves A Wild Dog’s Life. by Nicholas Dyer and Peter Blinston. A fascinating journey into the lives of the painted wolves, the same characters seen on BBC’s Dynasties.

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The authors demonstrate how different sorts of data can be collected simultaneously even under difficult field conditions, and they then bring state-of-the-art quantitative analyses to bear on theoretical issues of current interest. Part of the Canidae family, and sharing a general similarity with the various canids worldwide, the African wild dog differs fundamentally from other canids: it belongs to the genus, Lycaon, which formed a new branch on the family tree some 3 million Arguable the most successful hunter in Africa, the African wild dog, ironically finds itself on the brink of extinction/5.

The African wild dog is a highly social animal, living in packs with separate dominance hierarchies for males and females. Its natural enemies are lions and hyenas: the former will kill the canids where possible whilst hyenas are frequent : Canidae. 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 wild dog is about 76– cm (30–41 inches) long, exclusive of.

Dave Carr rated it it was amazing review of another edition Got into African wild dogs after the BBC Dynasties documentary on them, so thought I'd give this book a go. Short read but thoroughly enjoyed it all the way through. Really conveys the drama and brutality of the Serengeti for the species that inhabit it.

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