National Geographic : 1944 Sep
© National Geographic Society Fainting by Walter A. WeDer Pursuing a Chital in Indian Jungle, Dholes Run in a Pack, a Hunting CooperativeCommon toMost Canines Doglike, the dhole growls, whimpers, fawns, follows a scent, and wags his tail in pleasure. A difference in tooth structure, however, puts him inthe genus Cuon, apart from Canis, the true dog. Though they are related, their common ancestry is remote. Cuon is Kipling's "Red Dog," destructive terror ofthejungle. With bewildering flank attacks, the pack annoys even the tiger.