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Honolulu Zoo-African Wild Dogs
At this site from the Honolulu Zoo, you can listen to the sounds of African wild dogs or take a quiz to see how much you know about them.

National Wildlife Federation
This article from Ranger Rick magazine’s site discusses why African wild dogs are in danger.

Philadelphia Zoo-African Wild Dog
Learn more about the range, habitat, diet, reproduction, and adaptations of the African wild dog at this site from the Philadelphia Zoo.

Canadian Museum of Nature-African Wild Dog
A brief description and picture of the African wild dog.

Defenders of Wildlife-African Wild Dog: Lycaon pictus
An endangered species fact sheet about the African wild dog from Defenders of Wildlife.

The American Museum of Natural History-African Wild Dog: Lycaon pictus
“African wild dogs are the continent’s most endangered predator.” Learn why at this site from the American Museum of Natural History.

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens-African Wild Dog: Lycaon pictus
This fact sheet from the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens in Palm Desert, California, has information about the habitat, social life, predators, and diet of African wild dogs.

Animal Info—Wild Dog
Extensive information about the status of the wild dog and its population in African countries, as well as biological and ecological data.

Enchanted Learning-Cape Hunting Dog (African Wild Dog)
Read about the anatomy, diet and enemies of the African wild dog, or print out the picture to color.

BBC-Painted Dogs Fact Sheet
BBC Science and Nature fact sheet on African Wild dogs.

The IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group’s African Wild Dog Status Survey and Action Plan (1997)
An academic report about the status and future of the African wild dog population in various African countries.

International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources-Lycaon pictus
The site from the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources lists the countries where African wild dogs can be found and the type of habitat in which they live.

University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology-Lycaon pictus (African hunting dog or African wild dog)
From the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology, this site has detailed information on African wild dogs as well as pictures and specimens.

The African Wild Dog Conservancy 
The African Wild Dog Conservancy is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to working with local communities, and national and international stakeholders to conserve wild dogs through scientific research and education.


Older Readers and Adults

Alderton, David. Foxes, wolves, and wild dogs of the world. New York: Facts on File, 1994. [599.74442 A361f]

McNutt, John. Running wild: Dispelling the myths of the African wild dog. Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1996. [599.772 M169r]

Rogers, Lesley J. Spirit of the wild dog: The world of wolves, coyotes, foxes, jackals & dingoes. Crows Nest, N.S.W: Allen & Unwin, 2003. [599.77 R727s 2003]