African wild dog


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African wild dog

n.
A canid (Lycaon pictus) of sub-Saharan Africa having mottled black, yellow, and white fur. It lives and hunts in packs.
Translations
lycaon
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In total, there are more than 90 animal species to choose from, ranging from the African wild dog to a striking zebra.
As part of Al Ain Zoo's commitment to assisting in the conservation of threatened animal species, the zoo has developed and landscaped a new exhibit that will meet all the needs of the African wild dog.
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The nearest relative to our domesticated dog is probably the African Wild Dog, which tend to live on the outskirts of villages and scavenge on whatever they can get hold of that contains a 'protein cell' and have done for thousands of years.
Several endangered species make the conservation programme of Al Ain Zoo, including the African wild dog, rhinos, Grevy's zebra and the Arabian sand cat.
On top of that, we supported the unique breeding programme for the African wild dog.
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On the banned list are outfits with patterns resembling zebra, giraffe, leopard, cheetah, tiger, spotted hyena, striped hyena and African wild dog.
Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow and genetic variability in the african wild dog (Lycaon pictus).
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