The African wild dog is an endangered species. This dog's Latin name, Lycaon pictus, means "painted dog." It refers to the animal's dappled fur in various shades of brown, white and red. Each dog's fur pattern is unique. African wild dogs also have only four toes per paw. Most wild dogs have five. African wild dogs lives in packs with up to 20 dogs. Packs are led by a monogamous male and female. (Source)
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