The African Wild Dog is Near Extinction

The African Wild Dog is Near Extinction

The African Wild Dogs is endangered due to poachers and climate change, according to worldwildlife.org. Poachers are killing mountain dogs for their fur which is used to make a profit. “The only way to save these animals is to save their environment,” stated Fish and Wild Life Service agency.

 

The African Wild Dog has been on the endangered list since 2014. There are some concentration rights for these animals such as project aware. There is a fine for killing these animals. The fine can add up to $5,000 and three years in prison, according to defenders.org.

 

They lives in the plains across Africa. They have also been sighted near the coast areas of Africa. The African Wild Dog is a great hunter it will hunt antelope and wildebeest. These animals are known to eat rabbits occasionally, according to animalfactguide.com.

 

They are also in some zoos such as The San Diego Zoo and The Oakland Zoo, according to nationalzoo.com.