Blog posts tagged as Monitoring African Wild Dogs

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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New Alpha Female Released on Somkhanda

Just in time for Christmas, the new alpha female that was being held in the Somkhanda Game Reserve boma was finally released and has joined the two males and pups from the Somkhanda wild dog pack....
13 Jan 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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Sokwezela Wild Dog Pack Update

The Importance of Wild Dog Monitoring A wild dog pack living on Imfolozi Game Reserve called Sokwezela had not been seen for months. It was critical that we got proper ID shots to work out who was in...
09 Sep 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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A Wild Dog Rescue Mission

Nigel and Sally Ritson recount their story of how as conservation volunteers they were integral in monitoring and rescuing the injured male wild dog Iso.
29 Jul 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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Wild Dog Puppies on Somkhanda Game Reserve!

The wild dog pups on Somkhanda have arrived! We can finally say that the pack of three wild dogs has successfully denned and are currently raising a litter of puppies that are over a month old. Watch...
16 Jun 2015 | Wildlife ACT
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