African hunting dog


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Noun1.African hunting dog - a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packsAfrican 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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An African Hunting dog can run at 50mph for up to 4 hours.
Yet a couple of weeks ago he moved up to number 479 and his relentless pursuit of the Brits above him has had something of the African hunting dog about it.
KNOWSLEY Safari Park is hosting a fundraising event to help the critically endangered African Hunting Dog.
30pm) Rare African hunting dog Depti leaves Colchester Zoo to begin a new life abroad, and the mood turns tense as the staff get to grips with a giant anteater, a species so strong that in the past it has been known to kill zookeepers.
Tonight Ciaran MacMahon helps an injured African hunting dog and reptile expert Garth De Jong discovers a clutch of eggs in the leopard tortoise enclosure.
And it's in that house, with his wife and their menagerie of pets - which include fish, cats and an African hunting dog -that he's happiest.
Two new female African Hunting dogs meet the 15-year-old resident male.
Our zebra is a life-size cardboard creation, handmade by a talented volunteer to be used as an enrichment activity for the zoo's pack of African hunting dogs.
The zoo is a family-run concern occupying a 60-acre site containing everything from giraffes and elephants at one end of the scale to meerkats at the other, with big cats and African hunting dogs in between.
But her favourite image in the book is a remarkable shot of the park's pack of rare African Hunting Dogs.
The newest attractions are the Butterfly Paradise - where you can walk among myriad rare and exotic creatures - and Into Africa, where you come face-to-face with giraffes, zebra and African hunting dogs.
But people can also come face-to-face with African hunting dogs and a giraffe.

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