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Near Lake Van, Turkey, a Turkish Van cat and a fox are best friends. See how they play and cuddle in this endearing photo series (10 photos) of this very unusual friendship between two animal species


Wolves of the world . One thing, though. Ethiopian wolves are canids, but not actual members of the wolf species. All true wolves (including domestic dogs) are listed under CANIS LUPUS, while the Ethiopian wolf is listed under CANIS SIMENSIS.


The beautiful fox, with its bushy tail and dog-like face is an efficient nocturnal creature which has 48 sub-species of fox including colour...


Classification The African wild dog is a member of the “true dog” family, Canidae. They are related to jackals, foxes, coyotes, wolves, dingoes and even domestic dogs. While hyenas can look similar, they are of a different family classification (Hyaenidae) and less related than other dogs. Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Canidae Genus: Lycaon Species: pictus

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Animals You've Never Heard Of - D Edition

The Dhole also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. The dholes are classed as endangered by the IUCN, due to ongoing habitat loss, depletion of its prey base, competition from other predators, persecution and possibly diseases from domestic and feral dogs. In the summer the dhole reverts to his darker, sleeker coat.