Endangerment & Main Causes


Cuon alpinus is in danger of extinction and can be extinct in the near future. It is classified as Endangered (Durbin et al. 2008) on the IUCN Red List and listed on Appendix of CITES.


Main Causes of Population Decline

Durbin et al. 2008 listed five causes of the endangerment.

Habitat loss and transformation

Depletion of prey species

Competition with other species


Disease and pathogens