Painted dogs: coming back from the brink of extinction
08 February 2012
When thinking of endangered species, the dog is the last animal to come to mind – but one type of dog, the African Painted Dog, is indeed are rare find these days. In the last 100 years, it’s estimated that populations have dropped a whopping 99 percent - down to just 3000 remaining dogs. Luckily the Painted Dog Conservation Program (PDCP) is doing its part to help the species come back from the brink of extinction.
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