Blog posts in Wild Dog Diaries

Painted Dog Pups begin to emerge in Zululand!

Painted Dog pups are beginning to emerge from their dens across the country! African Wild Dogs (also known as Painted Dogs) are an intelligent and social species that live in packs. Pack numbers can...
26 Jul 2017 | Wildlife ACT
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In Memory of Crossroads Pack

I thought I would post this in memory of a pack of Wild Dogs known as Crossroads Pack that used to roam Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Crossroads Pack was special to many people. Very sadly, on 5 August...
23 Jan 2017 | Wildlife ACT
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First Litter of Wild Dog Puppies on ZRR!

The first litter of African Wild Dog puppies has come to Zululand Rhino Reserve! As mother and aunt sit guarding the den, 3 from the pack of 5 wild dog adults set off hunting in order to bring back...
20 Jul 2016 | Wildlife ACT
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Adopt an African Wild Dog in South Africa

With the monitoring of Wild Dogs (also known as the African Painted Dog) forming the basis of Wildlife ACT’s wildlife monitoring work, we’re often asked by our conservation volunteers about the...
10 Dec 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Wild Dog Diaries: Pup anxiety in KZN

Wild dog denning season is an exciting time of the year, it means pups and an endless amount of fun. However, looking after the pups can also be a very stressful time.
16 Sep 2014 | Wildlife ACT
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