African Wild Dog

Lycaon pictus


Habitat: Grassland, woodland, and bushveld

Weight: Male & Female: 24-30 kilos

Diet: Carnivore — Mostly small (±15 kilos) to medium sized antelope (±50 kilos)

Lifespan: 12 years

Gestation Period: 2.5 months

Threats: Habitat fragmentation and loss • Conflict with humans • Disease

An African wild dog looks with intent at one of its pack members.

An African wild dog looks with intent at one of its pack members.