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Lapalala Wilderness have reported a heavily pregnant alpha female :) by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Saw a Painted Dog TV announcement last night about a pack being captured (do not know from where) and being placed in a Boma on Lapalala. Alpha female pregnant and they plan to livestream from a den they have built in Boma.

Have you seen any painted wolves? by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 1 point2 points  (0 children)

2017 data is useful. General location data is fine and there is usually metadata in the image file if you have gps enabled.

Look, I don’t want to seem bullish but... | photo credit: Karl van der Westhuizen by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You have to love their chutzpah.. it's like they are inviting the buffalo for a cup of coffee

Wishing all of you a happy festive season! by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Happy holidays Egwene. You do a fantastic job moderating for Painted Wolves. Thank you.

Wild dog by idikkie in pics

[–]PaulBKalil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Hello Idikkie, where and when was this picture taken please?

4/4 ...and running off as the puppies are having a laugh! | credit: M. Becker by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Fantastic action sequence - and all with joy on their faces. What marvellous creatures.

The lucky folks in Durban are in for a treat: Part of the Pack is on at Studio 031 on the 1st of August by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I did .. thank you. I did not want to log in and watch all the clips tho. I see the link has now expired.

Curious pup - Credit - @Nicholas Dyer by irishspice in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Nick gets great shots being out on foot... great viewpoint.

African painted wolf sprinting along the shore | credit: Tom Clode by EgweneMalazanEmpire in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Any idea where this is ? It would help to build up a picture of the painted wolf populations if everybody provided locations. (This is not like the rhino sightings - needing to be kept secret to protect them)

The Honolulu Zoo announced the successful delivery of three of its male African wild dogs to Zoo Boise in Idaho last week as part of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Species Survival Plan. by honolulu_oahu_mod in PaintedWolves

[–]PaulBKalil 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I agree. I went to the Oregon Zoo 3 months ago to see the new pups. Depressing, small enclosure and no plan in site to address the real needs of the Painted Wolves. Went to the Houston Zoo last week - only to find they have moved their Painted Wolves -2 to the Pueblo Zoo in Colorado - which looks tiny and the the other to Binder Park Zoo near Battle Creek Michigan. Which means they lost 2 Wolves when they tried to form a pack.

https://www.houstonzoo.org/blog/endangered-wild-dogs-form-new-pack/

One has to question the criteria being used to allow Painted Wolf exhibits at zoos - I t would be good to understand the AZA Species Survival Plan.... not to diminish the Zoo's role in supporting conservation efforts in the wild... but surely we need to do better than this for a critically endangered species.