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Canines

Order: Carnivora
Family: Canidae

Species on page

+ African wild dog (Lycaon pictus)
+ Coyote (Canis latrans)
+ Golden jackal (Canis aureus)

African wild dogs

Republic of South Africa

This remarkable scene unfolded as we looked out from Richard's porch. The dogs repeatedly crossed the Olifant River into Kruger NP.

Pack

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Lycaon pictus

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Pair

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Pursuer

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Notice the radio collar.

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Pursued

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Both predator and prey spend a fair bit of time in the air.

The hunt appeared to be successfu but we went never able to verify that as fact.

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Coyote

The Stanford Dish

Coyote confrontation

coyote
The Stanford Dish
Canon 50D, September 30, 2010

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Coyote camoflage - where's Wiley?

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The Stanford Dish
Canon 50D, September 30, 2010

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Sun worship

coyote
The Stanford Dish
Canon 50D, September 30, 2010

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Golden jackal

" Tanzania

Jackal

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The hyena dwarfs the jackal

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Bhutan

Dragon dog

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modified: January 10, 2014
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