This is the greeting ritual early in the morning, as the dogs return to the den after their hunt to feed the puppies. The greeting ritual between puppies and dogs is what this image speaks of! (dogs return a couple at a time). This is the typical landscape in which the dogs thrive in - Mopane scrub where it's quite thick for them to hide from Lions and other larger predators as well as chase down prey successfully.
The Kwando concession historically is one of the best places in Africa to observe this very endangered species.