What are the predators of the dhole?
Bengal tigers, leopards, pythons, and crocodiles prey on dholes.
The World Wildlife Foundation focuses on protecting vital habitat which in turn will support prey species for predators such as Dhole. It works with local communities and governments to establish and manage protected areas and wildlife sanctuaries, work to protect priority species such as elephants, rhinos, tigers and leopards has a positive knock-on effect on other endangered species such as Dhole.
Dhole is the term used to refer to wild dogs of India. A dhole is roughly the size of a domesticated dog and is much smaller and weaker than an adult tiger. One on one a tiger will easily kill the dhole with just one swipe of its paw. However, dholes live in packs and can use the strength in numbers to fend off a tiger.