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Definition of the noun African Wild Dog

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African wild dog is the vernacular name of the Lycaon pictus, a species of Lycaon.

  • geographic area: Africa

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Google previewThe Conscious Planet (2013)

by Neil M. Pine

As a predatory species, the African wild dog is a contingent factor in elimination of sick and weak animals, thereby helping to maintain nature's checks and balances, while ultimately improving prey species. These animals have traditionally ...

Google previewFree Ranging Dogs - Stray, Feral or Wild? (2015)

by Guillaume de Lavigne

The African wild dog is an endangered species due to habitat loss and poaching. It uses very large territories (and so can persist only in large wildlife protected areas), and it is strongly affected by competition with larger carnivores that rely on ...

Google previewLarger Carnivores of the African Savannas (2013)

by Jacobus du P. Bothma, Clive Walker

Activity and movement | The African wild dog is a crepuscular predator Wild dogs are mostly active at dawn and dusk. Photo: C.H. Walker. 144 because it is most active at dawn and dusk. As it hunts primarily by sight, it obviously needs some ...

Google previewNelson Thornes Framework English 1. Skills in Non-Fiction (2002)

by Geoff Reilly, Wendy Wren

The African wild dog is a true dog found only in Africa, from the Sahara down to South Africa. It stands about 75 cm high at the shoulder, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

Africa's extensive savannas are home to some of its most characteristic species such as the lion, the African elephant, the black rhinoceros, the leopard, the cheetah, the african wild dog, the hyena, the zebra, the gazelle, the wildebeest, and ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Mammals (2009)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Pipistrelle Aellen's Roundleaf Bat Afghan Flying Squirrel African Groove- toothed Rat African Linsang African Water Rat African Wild Dog Afroalpine Vlei Rat Agag Gerbil Agricola's Gracile Opossum Agile Wallaby Ahmanson's Sportive Lemur ...

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

— hyena dog an African wild dog, blotched like a hyena; spotted hyena an animal ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

an African wild dog that has a dark coat with pale markings, living and hunting in packs.

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

an African wild dog that has a dark coat with pale markings and a white- tipped tail, living and hunting in packs. 3Lycaon pictus, family Canidae. Huntingdon1 a town in Cambridgeshire, eastern England, on the River ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

any of various undomesticated canids (as an African wild dog or a dingo) that resemble the domestic dog wil-de-beest Vwil-d3- ,best\ n. pi wildebeests also wildebeest [Afrik wildebees, fr. wilde wild + bees ox] ( ca.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

– hyena dog an African wild dog, with blotched markings like that of a hyena.

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