Dhole

Asiatic wild dog or Indian dog

Dhole

Is a canine of average size. It is different from other dog family members with it’s thicker muzzle, one fewer molar tooth in its lower jaw on each side, and extra teats. It’s fur is thick and dense, with the color ranging from pale golden yellow to dark reddish brown to grayish brown. The dhole’s under parts, such as its throat, chest, belly, the insides of its legs and it’s

Paws, are paler or white. It’s eyes are amber - colored. It’s rounded ears have paler or white fur and its bushy tail has a tip of darker color, mostly black. On its back there is often a patch of darker fur. In general, dholes which live in northern regions have lighter and longer fur than those in southern regions. The Dhole is a animal native to Central Asia, and South and Southwest Asia. It’s range Speads from the Altai Mountains in Manchuria southwards through the forested areas of Burma, India and the Malayan Archipelago. The Dhole likes open spaces and is often found in jungle roads, jungle clearings, river beds and paths, resting during the day.

They also inhabit dense forest, steppe hills and thick jungles on the plains.

The Dhole is typically active at dawn and dust, as well as sometimes at night. They live in hierarchical packs numbering 5 to 12 individuals, consisting of a dominant female an dominant male, and their offspring. Generally a pack has more males than females, each pack has only one breeding female. Packs sometimes join up to form groups with up to 40 animals. There main threat is habitat loss. They are also more like the African Painted Dog than Wolves.

Indian Wild Dog ( Dhole)

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