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Lycaon pictus – African Wild Dog

@inproceedings{DaviesMostert2017LycaonP,
  title={Lycaon pictus – African Wild Dog},
  author={H. Davies-Mostert and -. SamanthaPage and Nicholson and D. Marneweck and Kelly and Marnewick and D. Cilliers and -. BrendanWhittington and Jones and H. Killian and M. Mills and Dan and Parker and R. J. Power and T. Rehse and F. Matthew and Child and S. Dell and D. Druce and Gus Van and Dyk and Carlien Esterhuizen and R. Groom and Markus and Gusset and C. Kelly and Katherine R. Potgieter and D. Peinke and M. Somers and Gerrie Camacho},
  year={2017}
}
Taxonomic notes: Temminck originally described the African Wild Dog (hereafter Wild Dog) in 1820 from a specimen collected in coastal Mozambique, which was originally thought to be species of hyaena and was classified as Hyena picta (Creel & Creel 2002). Later, in 1930, it was placed in the subfamily Canidae (Creel & Creel 2002) and today, Wild Dogs belong to the family Canidae. DNA sequencing suggests that Wild Dogs are phylogenetically distinct from other wolf-like canids (such as wolves and… Expand

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