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When under duress, elephants make guttural, trumpeting calls that startled the wild dogs, says Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell, a Stanford University expert on elephant behavior.
Twelve mammal species were added to list including the leopard and lion, which along with the cheetah and wild dog, listed in 2009, are part of larger African Carnivores Initiative.
The large herbivores support five main predator species including lions, leopards, cheetahs, spotted hyenas and wild dogs.
So Sandy can teach researchers about unconscious selection and what natural traits made wild dogs suitable for domestication.
The Houston Zoo in Texas, which has a wild dog pack of its own, helped build early collar prototypes.
There are several theories for why semi-wild dogs aren’t as cooperative as wolves.
At first glance, the situation seemed dire: The mother, her calf, and another elephant, surrounded by a pack of more than 14 wild dogs, which hunt in cooperative bands.
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