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Dhole

Cuon alpinus

The Dohle is Asias most endangered predator, today it is even more threatened than both tigers and snow leopards.

Weight: 12 - 20 kg

Adopters

Datia & eset Gold
Carlssons el & jakt Bronze
eset Gold

Dholes communicate through several different sounds and calls, and each individual has its own distinct sound.

The species is crepuscular, hunting mainly in dusk and dawn and lives in packs of 5 - 15 individuals. The fact that they live in packs protects them and they are only threatened by leopards and tigers. The pack has a strong hierarchical structure with one dominant alpha pair. It’s only the alpha pair that breeds and the rest