Can the whistling hunters be successfully reintroduced into Indian jungles?
The Dhole or Asiatic Wild dog Cuon alpinus is a highly social and cooperative animal, living in organised packs of around 10 individuals and occasionally over 30. The best remaining populations are probably confined to the wildlife reserves and protected areas in central and southern India, but even their
stability is doubtful as there is no empirical data on their present distribution. This has also been highlighted in the latest IUCN Action Plan for Canids.