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African Wild Dogs (Lycaon Pictus) are highly endangered. Only about 4500 are living in the wild. Although they are not as cute as Polar Bears or Cheetah, not as human as Gorilla or Chimpanzee, they deserve our protection. They are excellent hunters, much more successfull than any of the big cats. They chase their prey for miles and can reach a speed up to 25kmh. Despite that, they do have a great sense of family. The offspring gets food first. We often witnessed, that the adult dogs didn´t…
Sanctuary Retreats on Instagram: “Rich in wildlife and terrain, South Africa offers safari-goers the perfect setting to catch a sighting of the Big Five & the rare African…”
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African Wild Dog Pictures - Highly Endangered African Predator
Soon African wild dog pictures like these might be all we have left to remind us of this remarkable animal whose shrinking habitat is pushing them ever closer to extinction.
African wild dogs have enormous bat-like ears. In addition to enhancing the dogs’ hearing, these ears help regulate body temperature by dissipating heat via blood circulation. Image credit: Morkel...
The African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) is a very social animal. It lives in a pack that has an organized social system; packs typically consist of 10 individuals, but can sometimes be over 40 members...
Не о политике, а просто о биологии.:)
Некоторым моим друзьям в ЖЖ понравились мои перепосты с моего же Фейсбука. Я продолжу эту традицию.:) Люблю я биологию... Когда в 1973 году, я написал реферат о том, что пернатые, птицы, на 80% происходят от динозавров, мне поставили двойку. Бывает...:) Знаете какие самые успешные…
Photos: Zimbabwe Wildlife, Landscapes, Safari Lodges and Resorts
Håkan Ludwigson captures Zimbabwe's natural wonders in this gallery of photos and exclusive outtakes from "A New Day for Zimbabwe?" by Joshua Hammer. Locations include Victoria Falls, Harare, Mana Pools National Park, Hwange National Park, and Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.