Protecting painted dogs in Zimbabwe
30 October 2022 | 7:36 am
African painted dogs are classified as an endangered species. Right now there are only about 7,000 of them left on the continent. In Zimbabwe, a non-profit is reaching out to communities and hopes to protect the canines.
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