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@ Featured in the Group “Wolves N’ Wild Dogs”

The African Wild Dog is
an extremely endangered specie.

This was taken in June 07
at Sabi Sand – Kruger Park.
The sun was behind the subjects
and there was no way to better
position the safari vehicle.
I took quite a number of pictures
hoping to get at least one decent

Among wild dogs only the Alpha male
and Alpha female will mate.
The pack will be at a particular
den only a few days, then move
the litter to another den
(to avoid predators).

This particular litter counted 14 pups!!


african, carisma, dog, heir, mammals, pup, wild, wildlife

None of my wildlife images are taken in zoos, animal sanctuaries, game farms or in a “canned” environment.

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  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 6 years ago

    A superb capture and isn’t the little one so sweet , and beautiful markings .

  • Rosalie Dale
    Rosalie Daleover 6 years ago

    And I do hope more than one survives! What a precious catch.

  • Anne Smyth
    Anne Smythover 6 years ago

    how fortunate to see and to capture – lovely image.

  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 6 years ago

    Wonderful image! You see the most wonderful sights! I feel like I am being taken on a wonderful tour when I see your work! Thank you.

  • eltotton
    eltottonover 6 years ago

    A beautiful touching capture. Well done. I love the back lighting on the scene. Well captured.

  • Sharon Bishop
    Sharon Bishopover 6 years ago

    What a precious image Carisma, especially as it is such an endangered animal – and love the lighting and interaction between the two dogs. And 12 puppies! – fantastic.

  • Cheri  McEachin
    Cheri McEachinover 6 years ago

    Oh my this is wonderful——thanks for adding it to the grouppp

  • Dorothy Venter
    Dorothy Venterover 6 years ago

    Great shot, Carisma. How privileged you are to go all these places and see the wildlife.

  • Jocelyn Hyers
    Jocelyn Hyersover 6 years ago

    amazing capture of magnificent animals …

  • Charles Dobbs Photography
    Charles Dobbs ...over 6 years ago

    What a cutie…until he grows up that is. Great capture!

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