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Maned wolf

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Not a Deer, Wolf or Fox, the Maned Wolf is Fascinating

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Feeding the Maned wolf - Nordens Ark

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Wolf, Maned wolf, Chrysocyon brachyurus, Zoo São Paulo,

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Maned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus) and Urutu Fer-de-lance (Bothrops alternatus)

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The seldom heard roar-bark of the Maned Wolf

The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. Its markings resemble those of foxes, but it is not a fox, nor is it a wolf. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon.
  • Taxonomy 

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  • Ecology and behavior 

  • Relations with humans