Endangered African Wild Dogs

The African wild dogs are being hunted. Rapidly expanding settlements is greatly shrinking the habitat of the African wild dog. Their population is decreasing day by day. Until now, there is only about 5050 remaining globally. African wild dogs are only related to those dog breeds that have African origins. They are endangered species and they sustain themselves on a wide variety of prey and even the carcasses left by other predators. Endangerment of the African wild dog is that they sometimes enter human settlements and prey upon livestock and and are shot down.