African Wild Dog

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Re: wild dog fight

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Wow - that must be a one in a million sighting :big_eyes: I can imagine it was both exciting and distressing at the same time -thanks for sharing :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wild dog sightings

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Flying Cheetah, that must have been something to see :big_eyes:

Do you have any pics of the encounter?
I have asked Grant Beverley (Field Officer - Kruger Park Wild Dog Project).
He is unaware of the incident below and would appreciate if you have some photos and any additional details you might have.
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Wild Dog Pups devouring the remnants on the H11...
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Re: African Wild Dog

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Few images of our wonderful sighting in April 2014. Our best photographic sighting ever :dance: :dance:

Please look at my TR for more wonderful Wild Dog images..



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First time ever we saw them eating waterlilies...

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Just a reminder to record (with as much detail as possible) your Wild Dog sightings in KNP and submit them to the above :D
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Taken off a SANParks facebook group:

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The insert is very interesting.

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Re: Wild Dogs Kill Impala - Incredible!

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Here's the correct video link since the board update:

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Amazing to see them attacking in a pack but very difficult viewing, I was glad I wasn't there. At least it didn't last too long for the Impala.


** The original post I was updating seems to have gone, as it's not a pleasant video of WD I will remove it I think.
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The Wild Dog is the most endangered carnivore in Southern Africa. The biggest threat to dogs in Kruger National Park is exposure to humans and their pets! Because the dogs roam over huge distances, they regularly enter areas where there are neighbouring communities.

Recently we lost an entire pack of dogs due to canine distemper, a disease carried by domestic dogs. The loss of one pack is a tragedy, but is nothing compared to the potential loss of the entire population of wild dogs in Kruger numbering just over 200 individuals.

To prevent such a nightmare scenario Kruger National Park has started a project to study and to vaccinate the core of the KNP dog population against potential killer diseases.

We are busy identifying and vaccinating dogs and fitting key individuals in each pack with satellite collars. The collars will enable us to monitor the dogs and to find them to top-up the vaccine. Each collar is costing us R 30 000 to fit and monitor for a year and a half.

You can assist the SANParks Honorary Rangers in this effort by donating to help fund the costs involved.

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Re: African Wild Dog

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wildheart wrote:https://youtu.be/zh7dk6ccWYA

Domestic dogs at Lower Sabie camp.

A very dangerous video - no facts at all! This 'Kruger Park' (wonder if he has permission to use the trademarked name) does not show the dogs, but only barking - which is the rangers anti poaching dogs!!
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Imberbe wrote:The Wild Dog is the most endangered carnivore in Southern Africa. The biggest threat to dogs in Kruger National Park is exposure to humans and their pets! Because the dogs roam over huge distances, they regularly enter areas where there are neighbouring communities.

Recently we lost an entire pack of dogs due to canine distemper, a disease carried by domestic dogs. The loss of one pack is a tragedy, but is nothing compared to the potential loss of the entire population of wild dogs in Kruger numbering just over 200 individuals.

To prevent such a nightmare scenario Kruger National Park has started a project to study and to vaccinate the core of the KNP dog population against potential killer diseases.

We are busy identifying and vaccinating dogs and fitting key individuals in each pack with satellite collars. The collars will enable us to monitor the dogs and to find them to top-up the vaccine. Each collar is costing us R 30 000 to fit and monitor for a year and a half.

You can assist the SANParks Honorary Rangers in this effort by donating to help fund the costs involved.

http://www.givengain.com/cause/2552/campaigns/17276/


You can also assist tremendously by reporting any Wild Dog sightings in Kruger National Park directly to Grant Beverley EWT - Tel: 0714707112
Email: [email protected]

Please include the following information:
Location
Date
Number of dogs
Photographs (if possible)
Your name
Your phone number
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