Question: How endangered are African wild dogs?

Are African wild dogs rare?

As the largest subpopulation probably comprises fewer than 250 individuals, the African wild dog has been listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List since 1990.

African wild dog.

African wild dog Temporal range: Middle Pleistocene – present (200,000–0 years BP)
Tribe: Canini
Genus: Lycaon
Species: L. pictus
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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.

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