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Indian Wild Dog Indian Wild Dog, sitting in thick foliage. These guys live and hunt in packs. In group they form formidable force, which is very successful in hunts. Cuon alpinus,Dhole,Geotagged,India,canine,dog,foliage,horizontal,india,indian,natural,safari,tadoba,wild,wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Indian Wild Dog

Indian Wild Dog, sitting in thick foliage. These guys live and hunt in packs. In group they form formidable force, which is very successful in hunts.

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  1. Another great new species. I had never heard of these, interesting and such a shame they are endangered. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Again a very educational post, never heard of this species before. In a way, that's the entire point of this site :) Promoted, of course. Posted 5 years ago
  3. Good picture Mayur. I saw one of these from afar when I was in India, but I never got close enough to get a picture. Posted 5 years ago
  4. Thank you :)
    Yes this one was isolated cases, they move away from humans. This one seem to be bit more accustomed to humans and just stayed close. The rest of the dogs moved away.
    Posted 5 years ago
  5. Beautiful shot, the colors and comp are wonderful. Great catch, I have never seen one of these they are a beautiful species. Posted 5 years ago

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The dhole , also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. It is the only extant member of the genus ''Cuon'', which differs from ''Canis'' by the reduced number of molars and greater number of teats. The dholes are classed as endangered by the IUCN, due to ongoing habitat loss, depletion of its prey base, competition from other predators, persecution and possibly diseases from domestic and feral dogs.

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Uploaded Apr 22, 2014. Captured Apr 14, 2014 06:54 in Chandrapur - Mul - Nagbhir - Nagpur Highway, Gondsawari Rayyatwari, Maharashtra 441224, India.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/4.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO450
  • 300mm