Cape hunting dog


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Related to Cape hunting dog: African Wild Dog
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Noun1.Cape hunting dog - a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packsCape hunting dog - a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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We might have been influenced by a recent wildlife documentary, but we chose the African Cape hunting dog.
The animals, also known as painted wolves and cape hunting dogs, weigh up to 80 pounds and can hunt and kill prey many times their size in packs.
African painted dogs -- aka African wild dogs, Cape hunting dogs, and spotted dogs -- hunt in packs in sub-Saharan Africa.