African wild dog
African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
Altitude range: 1700 – 2200 m
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.
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.