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The painted wolf: Endangered hunters hanging on by a thread

The animal also known as a wild dog would like you to know that it prefers to be called a painted wolf. Also, it would like more attention. Claire Keeton spoke to the photographer who helped bring these endearing endangered animals into our homes

20 October 2019 - 00:02 By Claire Keeton

It is part of the ethos of documentary and wildlife photographers to observe and not intervene. But faced with a situation in which they could save the life of a person or animal, many of them have broken this rule. Take Nick Dyer, for example — he did not intend to shout at the lions that attacked the fluffy painted wolf cubs whose life stories he had been recording for months, but he couldn’t help himself...

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