Wild Dogs

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Stray Dog - Wild Dogs - Other Wild Canids Called 'dogs'
... In South America, there are wild canid species which are commonly called 'dogs' in English ... These are Atelocynus microtis, "the small-eared dog" and Speothos venaticus, 'the bush dog' ... They are not very closely related to each other and are even more distantly related to true dogs than African and Indian wild dogs ...
Lionesses - Behaviour - Hunting and Diet - Predator Competition
... Similarly, lions dominate African wild dogs, not only taking their kills but also preying on young and (rarely) adult dogs ... Population densities of wild dogs are low in areas where lions are more abundant ... However, in Kruger National Park, there have been records of wild dogs killing lions and there is one report of eight dogs killing and eating an adult male ...
Lycaon Pictus - Distribution and Threats
... In the Serengeti, the average dog density (prior to the local extinction of the species) was 1 dog per 208 square kilometers (80 sq mi), whereas in the Selous Game ... There were once approximately 500,000 African wild dogs in 39 countries, and packs of 100 or more were not uncommon ... The African wild dog is an endangered species due to habitat loss and predator control killing ...
Drawings By Douglas Hamilton - Records of Sport - Galleries of 95 Drawings
... Stalking Antelope with Pony...1 Spearing Antelope...5 Wild Dog, Canis bengalensis...7 Oh, Great King, Don't be Angry...9 CHAPTER II ... Wolves, Wild Dogs, Boars, Mongoose, Small Game Shooting Wolves Watching Antelope...19 Wild Dogs (Cuon rutilans)...25 Mungoose and Cobra...28 Rather a ... Shooting on the Nielgherries, Annamullais, and Pulnies The Ibex (The Nielgherry Wild Goat), Male and Female...111 The Ibex Hills, Annamullies...117 My First Ibex...120 The Hut, Pykara...122 ...
Lycaon Pictus - Hunting and Diet
... The African wild dog hunts in packs and small groups ... Like most members of the dog family, it is a cursorial hunter, meaning that it pursues its prey in a long, open chase ... Nearly 80% of all wild dog hunts end in a kill for comparison, the success rate of lions, often viewed as ultimate predators, is only 30% ...

Famous quotes containing the words dogs and/or wild:

    even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course
    Anyhow in a corner, some untidy spot
    Where the dogs go on with their doggy life and the torturer’s horse
    Scratches its innocent behind on a tree.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    The Indian is one of Nature’s gentlemen—he never says or does a rude or vulgar thing. The vicious, uneducated barbarians, who form the surplus of overpopulous European countries, are far behind the wild man in delicacy of feeling or natural courtesy.
    Susanna Moodie (1803–1885)