Pack of African Wild Dogs in Kenya
Mpala Research Centre
Project

Recovering an African Wild Dog Population

Duration
2019 - 2022
Location
Kenya
Species protected
African Wild Dog Lycaon pictus
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
Lion Panthera leo

Project objectives

  • Reduce Wild dog mortality from canid diseases by 66%;
  • Reduce the number of Wild dog mortality due to human killings by 50%;
  • Double infrastructure and public support for wild dog conservation in Kenya.

Threaths

Diseases

Human-wildlife conflict

This project is a part of the IUCN SOS African Wildlife initiative, which is funded by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development (DG Devco) through its B4Life initiative.