Thank you Dave >Are they ticks on the mouth? Yes they are ticks indeed. In rural areas it is a common problem with domestic dogs. For some reason it can not be too irritating as it should be very easy to scratch it of.
Hi Mark, I think that although the are ruthless hunters they are not menacing. I once observed a fairly big pack of dogs on one of the roads in the Kruger. They were inquisitive and even sniffed on the vehicle but than to my astonishment a Kudu walked right passed them. Neither the Kudu nor the dogs blinked an eye. If you see the kind playfulness when they are relaxing they are not vicious by nature. Lions, hyena, leopard and even jackal will be much more inclined to attack with very little provocation.