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 AFRICAN WILD DOG DESCRIPTION
The hyena and African Wild Dog have very similar features. Both have patch-like markings on their fur, but that is where the similarities end. The African Wild Dog has a coat that lays closely to its skin and is thickest at the tail that is bushy. The rounded, large ears that are set high on the head and not so far apart. The mask is black with a lighter shade from the eyebrows to the sides of the face with a streak of black down the middle. Despite its lean frame it is very muscular and strong. The lean frame and long legs enable it to achieve high rates of speed that is often necessary to capture its prey.  Read More

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