The Joburg Zoo welcomed two wild dogs


The Joburg Zoo welcomed two wild dogs on 21 January 2014 from the Hoedspruit Endangered Wildlife Centre. They were medically examined twice are settling in well. The wild dogs were in quarantine from 21 January 2014 to 28 January 2014. They will be added to the Zoo conservation Feeding and Talk Programme on weekends and public holidays.  

The wild dogs will be housed near the Cheetah Slope. These endangered canines closely resemble wolves in their pack-orientated social structure. The long-legged canines have four toes per foot, unlike dogs which have five toes per foot. The female wild dog is called Aimee and the male Swift.

Do not forget to visit these exquisite animals when visiting the Zoo.


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