The dhole is a species of canid found in Central, South, East, and Southeast Asia. The species is also known as the Asian wild dog, Asiatic wild dog, Indian wild dog, whistling dog, red dog, red wolf, and mountain wolf.
The Dhole is a highly social animal that lives in large clans with multiple breeding females and no rigid dominance hierarchies. Such clans are typically made up of 12, but groups of over 40 have been reported.
It is a diurnal pack hunter that prefers large and medium-sized ungulates. Harmful and brave that they dare to steal Leopard and Tiger’s meal too. The pack is usually seen jogging around in the jungle.
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