[African Wild Dog] * * " Me justs knew dat me would gets kicked outta de Optimists Club."

10 Things You Didn't Know About African Wild Dogs

[African Wild Dog] * * " Me justs knew dat me would gets kicked outta de Optimists Club."

Lycaon pictus is a canine found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas. It is more commonly known as the AFRICAN WILD DOG - It's Latin name translates to "Painted Wolf" referring to the irregular, mottled coat, which features patches of red, black, brown, white, and yellow fur. Each animal has its own unique coat pattern, and all have big, rounded ears.

Lycaon pictus is a canine found only in Africa, especially in savannas and lightly wooded areas. It is more commonly known as the AFRICAN WILD DOG - It's Latin name translates to "Painted Wolf" referring to the irregular, mottled coat, which features patches of red, black, brown, white, and yellow fur. Each animal has its own unique coat pattern, and all have big, rounded ears.

African wild dog, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. WANT

African wild dog, also called Cape hunting dog or painted dog, typically roams the open plains and sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. WANT

Beautiful markings found on the African wild dog, aka painted dog. Photo taken in Northern Botswana.

Beautiful markings found on the African wild dog, aka painted dog. Photo taken in Northern Botswana.

I couldn't resist!  "We can dance if we want to We've got all your life and mine As long as we abuse it Never gonna lose it Everything will work out right." ~from The Safety Dance

I couldn't resist! "We can dance if we want to We've got all your life and mine As long as we abuse it Never gonna lose it Everything will work out right." ~from The Safety Dance

The painted dog has many common names, including Cape hunting dog, wild dog, and tri-colored dog.

The painted dog has many common names, including Cape hunting dog, wild dog, and tri-colored dog.

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