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African wild dog

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)

Altitude range:  1700 – 2200 mDe Jong - wilddog - Lolldaiga (1) 200
Main habitats:  All of the more open habitats, including open woodland on rocky hillsides.
Percentage of Lolldaiga used:  70 – 85%
Group size:  7 – 23
Abundance as of May 2015:  No fewer than three packs (35 – 45 individuals) use Lolldaiga but, with their large home ranges (700 km²), no pack is resident.

Other information:  Globally ‘Endangered’ species.

DeJong & Butynski - LHL - Wilddog

Distribution maps prepared by the Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme & the Kenya Rangelands Wild Dog and Cheetah Project; Yvonne de Jong, Tom Butynski, Julius Mathiu, Mike Roberts, Paul Benson, and Johnson Parkenga.