African Wild Dog

African Wild Dog

African wild dogs are social animals that form packs of up to 40 members, with an average of 7-15.

African wild dogs are gregarious animals that form packs of up to 40 members. Before the recent population decline of African wild dogs, packs of up to 100 animals had been recorded. An average pack size, currently, is 7 to 15 members.


Image | © John Morrison, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Canadian Museum of Nature, 2016; Estes, 1991; Kingdon, 1997; Mulheisen, Allen, Allen, 2002; Nowak, 1999; Wildlife Africa CC, 2004)

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