Linnaean Classification: Animalia, Chordata, Mammalia, Carnivora, Canidae, Lycaon, Lycaon pictus
Niche: Savanna; normal range is south of the Sahara Desert except in forested areas. Often killed by lions, and hyenas. Their diet consists of gazelles, impalas, and large birds. While in packs, they can hunt larger animals like zebras and warthogs.