IUCN COMMISSION GROUP

IUCN SSC Canid Specialist Group

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Overview and description

Description:
Five of the 35 canid taxa are threatened: Darwin's fox and red wolf are listed as Critically Endangered, while Ethiopian wolf, African wild dog and dhole are Endangered. The IUCN SSC Canid Specialist ...
Five of the 35 canid taxa are threatened: Darwin's fox and red wolf are listed as Critically Endangered, while Ethiopian wolf, African wild dog and dhole are Endangered. The IUCN SSC Canid Specialist Group (CSG) is the world's chief body of scientific and practical expertise on the status and conservation of all canid species.

Group leadership

Prof Claudio SILLERO-ZUBIRI

Chair

A conservation biologist, Claudio is the Bill Travers Fellow for Wildlife Conservation at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. Claudio is Deputy Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research ...

A conservation biologist, Claudio is the Bill Travers Fellow for Wildlife Conservation at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford. Claudio is Deputy Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), and is Chief Scientist of the Born Free Foundation. He is the Founder and Director of the Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme and a founding member of the Satpuda Landscape Tiger Partnership.

At a glance

Official name:
IUCN SSC Canid Specialist Group
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