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wild dog pups and rising temperatures

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Three concurrent studies were done  monitored a total of 73 wild dog packs at sites in Kenya, Botswana and Zimbabwe, over a combined 42 years of study.


further work is needed ,but pup survival may be adversely affected by rising temperatures


for a brief report please see



for the article see   Rosie Woodroffe, Rosemary Groom, J. Weldon McNutt. Hot dogs: High ambient temperatures impact reproductive success in a tropical carnivore. Journal of Animal Ecology

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