Some say that the painted wolf (African wild dog) population in Mana Pools is the lowest in a decade. Why is this and how can we help?
Author Archives: Nicholas Dyer
Death of Tait: The end of a legend
In the BBC’s Dynasties documentary we meet an incredible painted wolf: Tait. Here is an account of her final days as the alpha female by photographer Nicholas Dyer.
What’s in a name? Dogs or wolves, painted or wild
Lycaon pictus has many names in English, from ‘African wild dog’ to ‘painted wolf’. We take a look into the background of this endangered animal’s many English names.