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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The main predators of the nyala are lion, leopard and the Cape hunting dog. Mating peaks during spring and autumn, and after a gestation of seven months, a single calf is born.
We might have been influenced by a recent wildlife documentary, but we chose the African Cape hunting dog. They're not the prettiest animal in the world, but beauty can only be skin deep at times.
Also known as the Cape Hunting dog, the Wild dog was once widespread throughout its considerable range across the continent, but today it is down to fewer than 5,000 individuals in widely scattered and isolated packs in Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa, and farther south in Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.