Born Free Foundation - Keep Wildlife in the Wild


The IUCN1 Red List of Threatened Species classes African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) as ‘Endangered’.  This means the species ‘faces a very high risk of extinction in the wild’.

¹International Union for Conservation of Nature


The African wild dog is not listed under CITES.
2The United Nations Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) is an international agreement between governments which provides varying levels of protection for species that are or may be in danger of extinction from international trade.

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