r/NatureIsFuckingLit Dec 08 '22 Wholesome 1

🔥 African Wild Dogs (painted wolves) regurgitating food for hungry pups

949 Upvotes

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u/BloomLabs_Tulsa Dec 08 '22

That looked spectacularly gross. Something about regurgitating meat, especially raw meat, is just (gag).

And I’m not afraid of throw up or meat but damn.

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u/movingpicturesafrica Dec 08 '22

Don't worry, the meat was very fresh!

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u/BloomLabs_Tulsa Dec 08 '22

The pups ate good!

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u/AbeLincolnsNephew Dec 08 '22

One of them fuckers got more than the others and it made me dislike his greedy butt 🤣

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u/el-em-en-o Dec 08 '22

Right? Hardly chewed. They just bite and swallow.

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u/cuckooforcacaopuffs Dec 08 '22

Lucky for the pups it first got covered in sand… 🤢

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u/Gimmietherock Dec 08 '22

The sand cleNzes the meets for extra tasty yum yum

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u/Pure-KingOfSkill Dec 08 '22

I thought it was beautiful. I may need a therapist

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u/samanthalee4791 Dec 09 '22

I feel like it’s way less gross than human throw up lol it still looks relatively like it probably originally did

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u/AccaEmme Dec 08 '22

my dog gets diarrhea when we changes kibbles

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u/DogVacuum Dec 08 '22

My dog eats cat puke almost straight from the cats mouth, and then gets diarrhea from it.

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u/psych_ike Dec 08 '22 edited Dec 08 '22

My dog sneaks into my cats litter boxes, and eats the fuck out of the shit, and nothing happens at all lol

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u/CodyDog4President Dec 08 '22

Be careful with that. The sand sticks together when wet. If he eats too much and it gets too big in his stomach then it can get stuck and he needs surgery to get it out again.

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u/psych_ike Dec 08 '22

Yes. Luckily it’s only one cat, and I keep the litter boxes clean.

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u/BeLa5agna Dec 08 '22

So why would you change kibble? I never have and I’m wondering if i should be?

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u/AccaEmme Dec 08 '22

I live in a small town, sometimes I can't find that brand and he has to eat anyway lol

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u/BeLa5agna Dec 09 '22

Got it tx. Bummer for Fido

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u/drefpet Dec 08 '22

Maybe because dogs are supposed to eat meat not kibble?

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u/AccaEmme Dec 08 '22

May be your dog Not my lap dog with leishmaniasis, smartass

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u/drefpet Dec 08 '22

A friend of mine feeds her two Chihuahuas only raw meat... Because they are also dogs... (Of course they need a lot less)

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u/AccaEmme Dec 08 '22

Do you know leishmaniasis ?? He's got a special diet.

When preparing a diet for an animal under allopurinol therapy, it is necessary to prefer proteins with a low purine content, therefore REDUCING OR AVOID MEAT , fish, legumes and brassinaceae, preferring dairy products and eggs as protein sources.

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u/drefpet Dec 08 '22

TIL about leishmaniasis lol

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u/AdUnfair6459 Dec 08 '22

And yet you still didn’t learn to say sorry when you want to talk down to people like you know their situation. Quit laughing and grow up 🙄

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u/drefpet Dec 08 '22

I'd like to but actually provoking people is so much more fun

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u/L1m3ySa Dec 08 '22

This is incredible. Wild dogs are a rare enough sighting in their own right but to see this.... frankly, I'm a little jealous.

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u/movingpicturesafrica Dec 08 '22

Yeah, it was a great sighting. There were 19 pups in total and about 20 adults. Biggest pack I've ever seen.

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u/L1m3ySa Dec 08 '22

That's an insane amount of pups for a single pack. I heard that Kruger's wild dog packs and others have experienced a population explosion this year.

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u/PsychoBandit007 Dec 08 '22

Damn that was a lot of meat to regurgitate it just like 🤮🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩🥩

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u/Akitten84 Dec 08 '22

Awww mooom, you got sand on it!

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u/maine64 Dec 08 '22

mom mom MOM turn on your meat fountain

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u/midlanecannon Dec 08 '22

Meats back on the menu boys!!!!

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u/olidus_feet Dec 08 '22

That looked way better than expected. Certainly looks way better than human puke.

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u/CodyDog4President Dec 08 '22

Don't be jealous, yours can look just the same!

You just have to eat raw meat, don't chew before you swallow and puke it up before it gets digested.

Your dreams can come true.

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u/olidus_feet Dec 08 '22

I need children too, better get busy

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u/Staggering_genius Dec 08 '22

This is why your dog licks your face or sniffs your mouth when you come home.

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u/blaskoa Dec 08 '22

They also feed the sick, injured, and pups before the alphas and healthy adults. Humans have a lot to learn.

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u/TRDarkDragonite Dec 08 '22

Omg I watched the most absolute heart breaking episode of dynasties ( narrated by David attenborough). It was about painted wolves and this mom and daughter having a turf war. near the end, the mother died of old age. She was too old to run from lions and died. And it gets even sadder when her mate tried to defend her from the lions and ended up dying too. So they died together.. at least she was a successful alpha that successfully raised many litters. I think it was like half of current day painted wolves can be traced back to her lineage or Something like that.

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u/blaskoa Dec 08 '22

We have these dogs at our local small zoo. They truly are amazing.

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u/D_is_for_Doomsayer Dec 08 '22

Mmmmm, sandy meat.

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u/LakeLov3r Dec 08 '22

Human parents around the world showing this to their kids: "Now, I don't want to hear ANYTHING about the dinners I make anymore, I could just puke something up for you."

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u/NedRed77 Dec 08 '22

r/natureisfuckingdisgusting

I’m trying to eat my bacon butty here pal.

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u/mizukiizanami Dec 08 '22

wow! what amazing animals

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u/bygtopp Dec 08 '22

Oooo look a hot meal!

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u/Farrell-Mars Dec 08 '22

Moms and Dads, please don’t try this at the playground.

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u/DarkSophie Dec 08 '22

What? That’s how I fed my offspring. No? Not how? It was warm and I lost my baby weight fast. Lol

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u/saul_good_main Dec 08 '22

Mmmmmm the stomach acid would make it sooooo tender

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u/shrxwin Dec 08 '22

And people wonder why women complain about not having pockets! Think how much easier it would be for her to bring home dinner if she did!

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u/GingerboyhasNoSoul Dec 08 '22

They look like hyenas

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

Take a look at /r/hyenas and /r/PaintedWolves - you'll soon wonder how you thought there was a resemblance.

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u/em-ay-tee Dec 08 '22

Who the fuck calls them painted wolves?

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u/movingpicturesafrica Dec 08 '22

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u/Mysterious-Art7143 Dec 08 '22

These are my all time favorite animals, but calling them painted wolves to give them a "good name" is just stupid IMHO

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u/movingpicturesafrica Dec 08 '22

I kinda agree with you on this. I normally call them wild dogs. Just thought some people might know them as painted wolves.

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

As mod of /r/PaintedWolves I'd like to thank you for adding painted wolves.

A lot of people know them as wild dogs but there are so many types of canids that are called wild dogs, I think it is a shame that such a unique species doesn't have a unique name. In my hunt for material about them, I have come across articles where at the end I hadn't a clue as to whether the wild dogs in it were African, Australian or Indian. Surly Lycaon pictus deserves better.

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

Painted wolves is a fairly close translation of their scientific name 'Lycaon pictus' so not unjustified. I have been involved with fundraising and awareness raising for them for many years and believe me, if I could rid of the wild dog tag, I wouldn't hesitate.

Try for a month to find new material to post about them and see how soon you get fed up with reading about wild dogs attacking kids in India, some state in Australia introducing legislation to combat wild dog problems, people talking about their pets being wild dogs and the term wild dog used as a derogatory to describe everything from political opponents to stuff you (well I certainly) never want to read about. Oh, and tell me 'what breed are they?' Arrgh!!!

Considering also that the term wild dogs was coined by colonial hunters, I find it incredible that Africa hasn't come up with something better for one of its most iconic species.

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u/Mysterious-Art7143 Dec 12 '22

Yes yes, I get that, but some idiots who read about wild dogs attacking people in india and australia and suddenly associate that with these 'African' wild dogs as a species will not exactly be helped by any other name, nor they are significant in preservation of anything really. Changing the name for the better classification is also not a thing, otherwise we would have to change the name of half of the species we know, and lastly I get how frustrating it is to get wrong search results but that surely isn't the reason to change the name of a species. That all being said, I am not against changing the name, african wild dogs is a mouthful and they deserve a better name, I just have a problem with painted dogs/wolves. It sounds so childish and stupid, even to my non native english speakers ear, I cannot get over it. But anyway, not that it matters what we personally think.

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 12 '22

You misunderstood my point- searching Google isn't frustration, it is horror. It is daily proof that for the vast majority of the world population wild dogs are not an iconic African species but just something bad. If Coca-Cola got those results they would change their name.

Conservation relies on money and much of that comes from outside of Africa. People hear lion or elephant and they are instantly interested and want to know more. Hearing wild dogs, they switch off and walk on.

As you said, it matters not what you and I think, but many lycaon pictus conservationists see the wild dog tag as a stumbling block. The only reasons I have seen why some don't want a change seem to be due to human interests which usually boil down to 'I grew up with that name so I don't want a different one'. I have never yet seen a single argument for keep wild dog because of benefitting the animals.

In the meantime - if more people published amazing images and videos showing the beauty and uniqueness of lycaons (my favourite tag 😊) as well as you do in your clips, their popularity would spread without any regard to name!

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

Will you crosspost this to /r/PaintedWolves? If you do, can you mark as NSFW, please?

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u/Haunting_Education53 Dec 08 '22

I wish someone ate me like that

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u/[deleted] Dec 08 '22

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u/Doodlefart77 Dec 08 '22

lol relative to what exactly? either i'm missing a joke or you're an idiot

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u/ElverGonn Dec 08 '22

Moms in any species are just incredible 💪🏼

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u/StaleBiscuit13 Dec 08 '22

One of my favorite animals based on the fact that they can't be domesticated - and one of the most successful pack hunters in the world

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u/wakeuptomorrow Dec 08 '22

That was worried than I imagined it would be. Why do I keep watching it T_T

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u/RedditersRsoft Dec 08 '22

Puppies 🐶

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u/46289374839 Dec 08 '22

Bede rzigoł

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u/borgadelmundo Dec 08 '22

And no regurgitation hehehe

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u/ChuckeeSue Dec 08 '22

Omg… I’m just in the middle of breakfast right now…

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u/[deleted] Dec 08 '22

I know I shouldn’t, but I want to pet

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u/CHlCKENPOWER Dec 08 '22

That looked a lot less disgusting then I thought it would look like

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u/Mysterious-Art7143 Dec 08 '22

Painted wolves? Wat?

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

Painted wolves is one of a number of common names in use for the species. Here in the UK, painted dogs is very popular.

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u/flrthnnh Dec 08 '22

So, uh, cute. But seriously those pups are adorable.

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u/danebramaged01 Dec 08 '22

What an efficient way to carry a picnic!

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u/Ban-Hammer-Ben Dec 08 '22

Ants do this too!
I love ants :)

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u/KYpineapple Dec 08 '22

crazy! my mom must be part painted wolf. She did this for me too :)

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u/kernich Dec 08 '22

The pups were just a beneficiary of the moms wild night out.

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u/BeLa5agna Dec 08 '22

Come ‘n get it!!!!

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u/DMoe727 Dec 08 '22

Would these be easily domesticated if taken from a pack as a young pup? These dogs are fascinating, literally some of the most successful predators in the wild. Very intelligent and organized.

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u/EgweneMalazanEmpire Dec 11 '22

They have never been domesticated so it is fair to assume that for one reason or another the species just isn't suited.

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u/Maze_in_my_igloo Dec 08 '22

Damn that first pup ate good

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u/Living_Delivery_8498 Dec 08 '22

Gosh full on run to just splat it it all on the ground. Cool and yuck.

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u/Longjumping_Glove915 Dec 08 '22

Kinda interesting how the meat looks vary fresh. I wonder how long they hold on to it before giving it to the young.

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u/movingpicturesafrica Dec 09 '22

I think it depends on the distance from the kill to where the young are. In this case it was maybe 20 minutes since they killed an impala close by.

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u/Magicalsandwichpress Dec 09 '22

They are highly social animals and look after their young and old alike. This is quite rare even among pack animals.

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u/wyldboar Dec 09 '22

Me after steak and ribs at the all you can eat Barfett