Majid Al Mansouri, Managing Director, Al Ain Zoo, said: "The arrival of the African wild dogs
is a very significant step for Al Ain Zoo.
As a young boy I saw a documentary about a group of African wild dogs
and it really got under my skin.
Farshid Mehrdadfar, manager of the animal collection department at AWPR, said: "The African wild dog
is regarded as one of the endangered species among carnivores and is recognised by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
As part of a conservation plan for the African wild dog
, a captive breeding program was established in 1995 at Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania, under the
Summary: DUBAI -- The Al Ain Wildlife Park and Resort (AWPR) is set to showcase a precious litter of six African wild dog
puppies to the public that were born in November 2010 as a part of the sanctuary's Desert Carnivore Conservation and Breeding Programme.
It is also good to note that the Rotary Club in Edinburgh has been handing out reconditioned computers to local charities for a small fee of pounds 10 and that one of these is heading towards the Trust after old friend John Gillon, the Secretary of the Hwange Conservation Society, (which raises funds for African Wild Dog
Conservation and Research) approached them.
19 /PRNewswire/ -- Four male African wild dog
pups born at Brookfield Zoo on July 17 made their public debut this week.
The African wild dog
, a lethal pack predator that can achieve speeds of more than 41mph, has died out in many parts of the continent.
The best examples of meat sharing are humans in hunting tribes, and packs of wolves and African wild dogs
In its second year of operation, the number of people needing hospital care for bites from rabid dogs dropped by 82% and the control of rabies in domestic dogs has prompted the resurgence of the once-endangered African wild dogs
in the park--a major attraction for wildlife tourists.
Twelve African Hunting Dogs -also known as African Wild Dogs
, Cape Hunting Dogs or Painted Dogs - are happily settling into their new home on Merseyside.
African wild dogs
burn more energy than predicted, raising concerns about hyenas' habit of snitching the endangered dogs' catches (153: 104).
During those years I worked in the field, studying rhinos, cheetahs, African wild dogs
, and Alaskan bears.
WASHINGTON -- World Wildlife Fund officials praised passage in the House of Representatives of legislation that would offer greater protections for endangered and iconic cat and dog species, including leopards, cheetahs and African wild dogs
The Safari Park has some of the coolest animals around on its amazing four-mile safari, including stunning white tigers, African wild dogs
, North American Timber wolves and cheetahs - the fastest land animal on earth.