A pack of dholes watching a potential prey

The Hunt

Dholes (simply called the Indian Wild dogs) are highly social animals, living in large packs. They are known to eat fresh flesh and preferentially target medium and large-sized animals like deer & other ungulates. They are listed as endangered by the IUCN as their populations are decreasing. Here is a pictorial story of a pack from the forests of Nagarahole (Kabini) June-2015, seen hunting down a full size adult and devouring it totally even when it the unfortunate prey was still alive.

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