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, as it is not closely related to other canids. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon (meaning "golden dog").It is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees, in Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.
Apparently, Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island and cat island, but there’s also a fox village, where six different species of fox romp and play together in a battle for your attention (and probably for your food, too). This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture. For 100 yen (or about 85 US cents), visitors are provided with food, but because the foxes are not…
This goes for our concepts of sharks, snakes, spiders, insects, bears, certain species of dogs, the mountains, deserts, oceans, the weather, people, nations, cultures, religions, and the World in general. The more knowledgable we are, the better we are able to assimilate into this World of ours. McC
Wolves of the world . One thing, though. Ethiopian wolves are canids, but not actual members of the wolf species. All true wolves (including domestic dogs) are listed under CANIS LUPUS, while the Ethiopian wolf is listed under CANIS SIMENSIS.
The Dhole also called the Asiatic wild dog or Indian wild dog, is a species of canid native to South and Southeast Asia. The dholes are classed as endangered by the IUCN, due to ongoing habitat loss, depletion of its prey base, competition from other predators, persecution and possibly diseases from domestic and feral dogs
Bush Dog. The bush dog is one of the rarest canid species on Earth. Even though it has a wide range, spanning from Panama through Brazil & Bolivia, it is hardly ever spotted in the wild. They have webbed feet which make them great swimmers and they live in packs of up to ten individuals.
The raccoon dog, which is not a raccoon, is a member of the Canid family (which includes dogs, wolves and coyotes). Originally the animal was from the Pacific coast of Russia, China, Japan, and Korea, but has been exported to Eastern Europe and Scandinavia as a fur animal. It's an omnivore but apparently can eat toxic toads by using an "excess of saliva".