Cape hunting dog

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Synonyms for Cape hunting dog

a powerful doglike mammal of southern and eastern Africa that hunts in large packs

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The animals, also known as painted wolves and cape hunting dogs, weigh up to 80 pounds and can hunt and kill prey many times their size in packs.
African painted dogs -- aka African wild dogs, Cape hunting dogs, and spotted dogs -- hunt in packs in sub-Saharan Africa.
The local area abounds with other predators: Cape hunting dogs, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, jackals and that fierce lesser cat, the caracal.
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.