Minnesota Zoo opens Asian wild dogs exhibit Friday

There are fewer than 2,500 of the endangered dogs -- or dholes -- left in the wild. They're social pack animals that dwell in China, Russia, India and Thailand. Click the headline to see some videos of the animals.
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The Minnesota Zoo on Friday will open a new exhibit featuring the rare Asian wild dog, also called the dhole.

They're native to China, Russia, India and Thailand, but fewer than 2,500 are left in the wild. The Associated Press has more.

"Like most dogs, they are intelligent and inquisitive ... One of them finds the camera:"

They communicate by whistling:

The dogs play at a zoo in Sweden:

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