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.
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5 Facts you did not know about African wild dogs
Many will know that Africa’s wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) require vast areas to roam, hunt cooperatively to run down their prey and regurgitate food for pups and other pack members. But there are other remarkable facts about these beautiful animals that perhaps you didn’t know.