Is it illegal to hunt African wild dogs?
Most of our planet’s wildlife is found in poorer, rural areas. Poaching and the illegal meat trade is rife in most of Africa. One of the many methods used to catch wild animals for food, is snaring. Snare hunting is illegal on nationally proclaimed wildlife reserves in South Africa.
Can African wild dogs kill a lion?
Despite their smaller size, they are much more consistently successful than lion (27–30%) and hyena (25–30%), but African wild dogs commonly lose their successful kills to these two large predators.
What will happen if African wild dogs go extinct?
What would happen if it became extinct? A large explosion in population of its prey. With more of the prey, they’ll have less food and will starve to death, then their other predators will starve to death.