The Book

Painted Wolves A Wild Dog’s Life

by Nicholas Dyer and Peter Blinston

A fascinating journey into the lives of the painted wolves, the same characters seen on BBC’s Dynasties.

A special book to cherish for life:

  • Learn more about the same three packs of painted wolves featured in David Attenborough’s Dynasties: Painted Wolf.
  • Experience the lives of the painted wolves through over 220 stunning images.
  • Understand the intimate Dynasties characters of these fascinating animals as if you were there yourself.
  • Read gripping tales from those who walk alongside the painted wolves every day.
  • Meet the heroes who are saving the painted wolf from extinction.


Introductory Video

Interview with Nick

The legendary alpha females of Dynasties – Blacktip, Tait and Tammy – immortalised in the pages of this magnificent book.

About the Book

  • Size: 305mm x 355mm x50mm – It has gravitas
  • Pages: – 312 pages on 250gsm silk paper – It has class
  • Photographs: Over 225 stunning images – It is art
  • Print: Full lytho by leading Dutch printer – It is quality
  • Run: Limited print run – It is collectable

Five years in the making

Award-winning photographer Nick Dyer and renowned conservationist, Peter Blinston, both PWF Trustees, have written an extraordinary book on the painted wolf.

Painted Wolves: A Wild Dog’s Life brings together stunning photography with amazing stories and experiences, and is a remarkable first-of-its-kind coffee table book on a single species.

Nick’s experiences and photographs from living for six years alongside the Dynasties packs in the Zambezi Valley are combined with Peter’s conservation knowledge gained from 20 years of working to conserve this magnificent species.

Nick and Peter putting a collar onto a painted wolf in the field

All profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the Painted Wolf Foundation.

What People Say About The Book

“Wildlife photographer Nick Dyer and conservationist Peter Blinston have crowdfunded a new book, Painted Wolves: A Wild Dog’s Life, which takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the lives of the painted wolves and what is being done to save them. It’s a beautiful book full of interesting facts and stunning photos, which I hope will raise the profile of the animals.” ~ Sir Richard Branson

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