Photo of the Day: African Wild Dog

21 03 2007

Here’s one of the many African Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) currently in-residence at the Bronx Zoo;

Wild Dog

Wild dogs are interesting as they lack the characteristic dewclaw of other canids, and in addition to the web-footed Bush Dog they may have some interesting clues as to canid evolution and adaptation (I’m currently trying to find out what I can and I’ll write about it when I have enough information).




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