Some primary papers on African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) in the Selous Game Reserve
Scott Creel

Creel & Creel 1995.  Communal hunting and pack size in African wild dogs, Lycaon pictus.  Animal Behaviour 50:1325-1339.
Creel & Creel 1996.  Limitation of African wild dogs by competition with larger carnivores.  Conservation Biology 10:526-538.
Creel  et al. 1996.  Social stress and dominance.  Nature 379: 212. (also see Morell, V 1996.  Life at the top: animals pay the high price of dominance.  Science 271: 292.)
Creel et al. 1997.  Rank and reproduction in cooperatively breeding African wild dogs: behavioral and endocrine correlates.  Behavioral Ecology  8:298-306.
Vucetich & Creel 1997.  Ecological interactions, social organization and extinction risk in African wild dogs.  Conservation Biology 13:1172-1182.
Creel & Creel 2002.  The African wild dog: behavior, ecology and conservation. Princeton University Press.
Creel et al. 2004.  African wild dogs: demography and population dynamics of wild dogs in three crticial populations.  In: Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids, ed. by D.W. Macdonald & C Sillero-Zubiri, Oxford University Press.