June 2019: African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus)

Throughout the month of June 2019, FaunaFocus will feature the beautifully patterned African wild dog!

The African wild dog is Africa’s second most endangered carnivore. Its name derives from its painterly, colorful pelt markings that are unique to each dog. As a social species, these dogs live in packs up to 40, led by an alpha male and female. Group hunts are led in daylight and prey is quickly eaten alive. This species is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.



Create art inspired by the African wild dog and share it in the FaunaFocus Discord Server or on social media with #faunafocus. Learn about more ways to get involved with FaunaFocus!


Event Date Time (CDT)
Digital CreateAlong June 1 7:00 pm
Free-For-All: Deadline June 28 12:00 pm
Free-For-All: Livestream June 28 7:00 pm


Image | © Josh More, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)


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