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“wild dogs”; what’s in a name?…a rose by any other name would smell as sweet…

The debate: what to call African wild dogs, (if not just that….!) We are honoured to have viable packs of Lycaon pictus, (African wild dogs, aka Painted Wolves, aka Painted Dogs), in Zimbabwe. Although generally endangered over Africa, they are … Continue reading

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Gentle Killers

African wild dogs are not generally aggressive to man, very unassuming in fact… I call them ‘gentle killers’ in homage to one of the first amazing books written about them by Jane Goodall and Hugo Van Lawick, so many years … Continue reading

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A Story of Survival against the odds……………..

Eclipse was a young wild dog within our Mambira Pack on Senuko, whom I got to know personally, naming her so because of a beautiful full-moon, eclipse-shaped mark on her left side….. At the beginning of this year, 2013, I … Continue reading

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