Africa’s wild dogs, also known as painted wolves, are arguably the most enigmatic animals that one can witness in the wild. Their social structure is fascinating, and their antics are often remarkable. Always on the move and full of energy, you can be sure any time spent with these carnivores will leave you delighted.
In the past, wild dogs have been persecuted, especially by farmers, who have not taken lightly to their livestock being predated on. More recently however it is the impact of land encroachment that is their biggest threat. With packs roaming for kilometres upon kilometres per day, they need an enormous amount of space to survive. With land encroachment also comes the threat of canine distemper, rabies and other
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