What Do African Wild Dogs Eat?

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African wild dogs often eat antelopes, zebras and other animals. The dogs hunt in packs in order to bring down their prey.

African wild dogs roams in a range around 900 square miles in size. They hunt in the mornings and evenings, and the entire pack shares the prey. An adult African wild dog can grow to around 5 feet long and weigh up to 60 lbs. Each pack has an alpha male and alpha female; these two are the only pair that breeds. Females give birth in the spring months and can have litters ranging from six to 12 pups.