Cuon alpinus / Dhole
- Rainforests as well as dry forests, grasslands and mountain steppes
- mostly ungulates, but also small mammals, birds, berries
- Gestation/breeding period
- about 60 days
- Mode of life
- Strictly hierarchical packs with mostly 10 animals
~ 1.30 m
~ 20 kg
~ 15 years
How endangered are Dholes?
by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)
- Not evaluated
- Data deficient
- Least concern
- Near threatened
- Critically endangered
- Extinct in the wild
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Dholes raise their offspring together.
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