African wild dug

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African wild dug
Cape huntin dugs at the Cincinnati Zoo, Ohio, USA
Conservation status
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
  • 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. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. Retrieved 6 May 2008. Database entry includes justification for why this species is endangered

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