African wild dug

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African wild dug
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Cape huntin dugs at the Cincinnati Zoo, Ohio, USA
Scienteefic clessification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae
Genus: Lycaon
Brookes, 1827
Species: L. pictus
Binomial name
Lycaon pictus
(Temminck, 1820)
African Wild Dog Distrbution.jpg
African wild dug range
Synonyms
  • Canis pictus

Lycaon pictus is a canid foond anly in Africae, especially in savannas an lichtly widit auries. It is variously cried the African wild dug, African huntin dug, Cape huntin dug, paintit dug, paintit wolf, paintit huntin dug, spottit dug, or ornate wolf.

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  1. McNutt et al. (2008). "Lycaon pictus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 6 May 2008.  Database entry includes justification for why this species is endangered

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