painted dogs

 toonman insisted
 these were hyenas
 he was wrong
 i told him
 you're wrong they are painted dogs
 he said
 they look like hyenas

 well maybe
they are not

  they are
 painted dogs aka african wild dogs

 these are 2 of a litter of 6 
only a few months old 
they live with their parents
 in a large habitat 
 lots of room
 be seen
the cincinnati zoo 

if you'd like to know more about them here's a link