Brookfield Zoo Home to 10 New African Wild Dog Pups

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Brookfield Zoo’s African wild dog pack recently grew by 10 pups.

Six-year-old mother Kim gave birth to six males and four females at the end of November, but the pups have been left undisturbed for weeks.

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The dogs were counted, weighed and vaccinated yesterday.

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8-week-old African wild dog puppy weighed during exam

Michael Adkesson, DVM, performs a routine examination

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The African wild dog is one of the continent’s most endangered carnivores. This litter was one of only three born last year in North America, and should be on display in a matter of months.
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