Guide of Fauna

Lobo africano

  • Familia: Canidae
    Genero: Canis
    Nombre Cientifico: anthus

    Local Names: African wolf, African golden wolf

    The African Wolf is native to northern and northeastern Africa, where it is distributed from Morocco to Egypt, through Senegal, Algeria, Libya, northern Nigeria, Chad and Tanzania.
    It is a common species in the plains and steppe areas, including those with little available water; is that this canid is very well adapted to the semi-desert ecosystem.

    It has a wide, varied and opportunistic diet, preying on invertebrates, reptiles, birds and mammals of various sizes, from small rodents to gazelle pups, although carrion or fruit is not wasted.

    Paises en donde vive la/el Lobo africano


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