Painted Dog Conservation, Hwange

#4 of 6 in Parks in Matabeleland North Province
Observe a project engaged to prevent the eradication of one of the most threatened African animals at Painted Dog Conservation. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Greg Rasmussen, the foundation serves to preserve the endangered African wild dogs and their habitat. The painted dog numbers at about 3,000, of which 700 are found in Zimbabwe--nearly double the amount before the project began. Listen to a guide's story of the conservation effort and rehabilitation, and see the dogs in their natural habitat. Work out when and for how long to visit Painted Dog Conservation and other Hwange attractions using our handy Hwange trip itinerary planning website.
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  • This conservancy projects which can be visited free of charge should be visited and supported. In the information centre the story of one of the local dogs is told, whilst a visit to the rehab camps.....  more »
  • We visited the center to learn about the dogs and their conservation efforts. We had a good introduction tour and the saw the dogs in their rehab center. I would recommend a visit to everyone. We did....  more »
  • Nice to see how they care for the painted dog , nice place to visit
  • A really good project

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