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African hunting dog

Definition of the noun african hunting dog

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  1. a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs; now rare in settled area

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noun

  1. A wild dog, Lycaon pictus, typically black, white and tan, found in Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Botswana and South Africa.

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Google previewMolecular Genetic Approaches in Conservation (1996)

by Thomas B. Smith, Robert K. Wayne

For example, the African hunting dog is a unique carnivore which has historically inhabited savannah-like habitats south of the Sahara desert (Figure 1-4). Wild dog populations have declined precipitously during the last 20 years and perhaps ...

Google previewPeculiar Penguins and Funny Looking Frogs (2012)

by Allyson Shepard Bailey

The fearsome African hunting dog is the most social, living in groups of 30 or more. It may not be a coincidence that this is also the only type of wild dog to have much variation in coat colour: they bear patches and swirls of black, white, yellow ...

Google previewSouth Africa (1899)

Its History, Heroes and Wars by William Douglas Mackenzie, Alfred Stead

The African Hunting Dog is a white and liver colored piebald animal with black markings. These dogs hunt in packs and are very destructive and in consequence are not often to be found in the neighborhood of farms, as it is absolutely ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Scientific name, Hyaenidae, distinguished from all other large carnivora except the African hunting dog by having only four toes on each foot, by the length of the fore legs compared with the hind legs, and the non-retractile claws.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

African hunting dog Vertebrate Zoology, a long-legged dog, Lycaon pictus, a sub- Saharan species with a powerful short muzzle, large rounded ears, a splotchy coat, and four toes; highly social and cooperative, it hunts in great packs and can ...

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