Dhole

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  • Wildlife scientists from Wildlife Institute of India (WII) have recently satellite- collared a dhole, the Indian wild dog, for the first time. 
  • The satellite transmitter will help to study the habits of the endangered species. 
  • Dhole is native to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand.  
  • It is included in CITES – Appendix II (2013) and are legally protected in the countries where they occur.  
  • It is listed as “Endangered” under IUCN red list of Threatened species.