How to Unite a Pack of African Wild Dogs (Hint: It’s Real Weird)

Wildlife biologist Wes Larson is known for his work with bears in North America. But in this short vid, he helps a South African wildlife biologist unite a new pack of wild dogs.

Wild dogs were once ubiquitous to sub-Saharan Africa. But human habitation, persecution, and disease have dwindled their numbers to only a few thousand.

This short film features wildlife biologist Cole du Plessis and the work he’s doing to bring wild dog packs together. Wes Larson plays the part of helpful visiting biologist and curious sidekick.

And it’s a lot of fun. At 8 minutes long, it’s the perfect break for the workday.

Meet the South African Trail Runner Inspiring a Country: Thabang Madiba
Meet the South African Trail Runner Inspiring a Country: Thabang Madiba

An avid runner since his youth, Thabang Madiba found his way into the world of trail running. In this film from Salomon TV, get to know South Africa's dominant trail runner. Read more…

Nicole Qualtieri

Based in Montana, Nicole Qualtieri is GearJunkie's Hunt + Fish Editor. A DIY hunter, she comes from a non-traditional hunting background and began hunting and fishing in her 30s. She's been a voice for hunting, fishing, and conservation since 2014, when she got started working on the television show MeatEater. She's an avid horsewoman, bird dog aficionado, snowboarder, hiker/backpacker, food nerd, and all-around outdoorswoman. Find her online at @nkqualtieri.