Tag: African wild dogs

April 7, 2020

Wild Cam: Human activity blocks African wild dog dispersal

Human structures and roadways present some of the largest barriers to the connectivity of endangered African wild dog populations in southern Africa. Researchers set out on a vast multi-country study...

August 12, 2019

Safari-goers help conservationists through a camera lens

Wildlife biologist Kasim Rafiq was studying the behavior and space use of leopards in Botswana in order to find out how they were interacting with other carnivores. While a main...

February 7, 2019

What happened to African wild dogs in Serengeti?

After African dogs (Lycaon pictus)suddenly disappeared in Serengeti National Park in 1991, wildlifers and biologists wondered why, and disagreements among scientists ensued. One researcher, Roger Burrows, came up with a...