The African wild dog, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. These long-legged canines have only four toes per foot, unlike other dogs, which have five toes on their forefeet.
The African wild dog is one of the most efficient hunters in Africa. Learn why it is when they hunt that the important role of the pack becomes very clear.
The African wild dog is an endangered species, with only four remaining populations in Africa,. Wild dogs are masters of the collective approach to hunting.