With a Latin name (Lycaon pictus
) meaning 'painted wolf', these highly social creatures boast exquisitely dappled coats of red, black, brown, yellow and white fur.
2016: Evaluation of the applicability of different age determination methods for estimating age of the endangered African wild dog (Lycaon Pictus
Whereas, selected carnivores like lion (Panthera leo) and African wild dog (Lycaon pictus
) mainly driving livestock predation, killing cattle (Bos taurus) and goats (Capra aegagrus).
In sub Saharan Africa the population of the African wild dog lycaon pictus
has shrunk to below rhino population levels.
Despite occurring throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa, the endangered African wild dog Lycaon pictus
(wild dog hereafter) has experienced significant population size contractions on account of habitat fragmentation, conflict with human activities, and infectious diseases (Woodroffe and Sillero-Zubiri 2012).
Wang, "A Lycaon pictus
impulsive state feedback control model with Allee effect and continuous time delay," Advances in Difference Equations, Paper No.
Common large carnivores include lion (Panthera leo), cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), leopard (Panthera pardus), African wild dog (Lycaon pictus
), and spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta).
Por otro lado, la representacion positiva de los licaones o perros salvajes (Lycaon pictus
) en Sudafrica o de los lobos (Canis lupus) en Norteamerica contribuyo al cambio de actitud hacia estos y fue un factor importante para su conservacion (Kellert et al., 1996; Messmer et al., 2001; Gusset et al., 2008).
(19) Deslorelin acetate implants are frequently used as a contraceptive in female animals, and control of male reproduction and associated behaviors with deslorelin has been reported in several species, including domestic dogs, (20,21) domestic cats, (22) domestic boar, (23) cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), an African wild dog (Lycaon pictus
), (25) sea otters (Enhydra lutris), (25) red wolves (Canis lupus rufus), (25) grey wolves (Cams lupus), (25) a black-footed cat (Fells nigripes), (25) black flying foxes (Pteropus alecto), (26) ferrets (Musteki putorius furo), (27) lion-tailed macaques (Macaco silenus), (28) a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps),29 and common brushtail possums (Trichosurus vulpecula), (30) with variable results and duration of efficacy that appear to be species specific.
African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus
) endangered by a canine distemper epizootic among domestic dogs near the Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya.
Wild dogs, or lycaon pictus
, hunt in large packs and tend to peruse their pray over a long and open chase and will normally target medium-sized animals such as gazelles, wildebeest calves and springboks.