The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur.  This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, in south, central-west and south-eastern Brazil, Paraguay, northern Argentina, Bolivia east and north of the Andes.

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The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, in south, central-west and south-eastern Brazil, Paraguay, northern Argentina, Bolivia east and north of the Andes.

TIL The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. It looks more like a long-legged fox than a wolf. Genetic studies show that it is neither fox nor true wolf, but a distinct species. It is the only member of its genus, Chrysocyon. : todayilearned

TIL The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. It looks more like a long-legged fox than a wolf. Genetic studies show that it is neither fox nor true wolf, but a distinct species. It is the only member of its genus, Chrysocyon. : todayilearned

As big as a man you say: I wouldn't want to be near one having a dog fight. Hold on a second; as big as a man, it could take down a bear with ease.

The Dire Wolf, the Largest Wolf to Have Ever Lived

As big as a man you say: I wouldn't want to be near one having a dog fight. Hold on a second; as big as a man, it could take down a bear with ease.

Maned Wolf! The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur.

Maned Wolf! The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur.

Photo of living tasmanian tiger under the catagory, "Photos of extinct animals taken while still extant."  Video footage of this now extinct animal! species.wikimedia...

Photo of living tasmanian tiger under the catagory, "Photos of extinct animals taken while still extant." Video footage of this now extinct animal! species.wikimedia...

("The Irish Deer or Giant Deer was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago." More at the post. Text & image via vincentkhoo819) I recognise this Irish Skeleton! I'll prove it with my next pin on this board...

("The Irish Deer or Giant Deer was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago." More at the post. Text & image via vincentkhoo819) I recognise this Irish Skeleton! I'll prove it with my next pin on this board...

paweesit posted a photo:  The gray wolf or grey wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf or western wolf, is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 43–45 kg (95–99 lb), and females 36–38.5 kg (79–85 lb). Like the red wolf, it is distinguished from other Canis species by its larger size and less pointed features, particularly on the ears and muzzle Its winter fur is long and…

paweesit posted a photo: The gray wolf or grey wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf or western wolf, is a canine native to the wilderness and remote areas of Eurasia and North America. It is the largest extant member of its family, with males averaging 43–45 kg (95–99 lb), and females 36–38.5 kg (79–85 lb). Like the red wolf, it is distinguished from other Canis species by its larger size and less pointed features, particularly on the ears and muzzle Its winter fur is long and…

MEET THE MEXICAN GRAY WOLF, one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Sign the petition.

MEET THE MEXICAN GRAY WOLF, one of the most endangered mammals in North America. Sign the petition.

The gray wolf is the largest of all wolf species in the world. They are mostly found throughout Alaska and Western Canada in packs of around 30 individuals. Photographed at the Alaska Zoo, AK.

The gray wolf is the largest of all wolf species in the world. They are mostly found throughout Alaska and Western Canada in packs of around 30 individuals. Photographed at the Alaska Zoo, AK.

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