maned wolf

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maned′ wolf′


n.
a South American wild dog, Chrysocyon brachyurus, having a shaggy reddish coat.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maned wolf - reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North Americamaned wolf - reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Translations
Mähnenwolf
References in periodicals archive ?
1987a and b), Chrysocyon brachyurus (2n = 76), that is considered the oldest South American canid, lost the autosomal pair number 28 in comparison to Speothos venaticus (2n = 74).
THE EFFECTS OF AGRICULTURAL LAND CLEARING ON THE VIABILITY AND DIET OF THE MANED WOLF, CHRYSOCYON BRACHYURUS.
The maned wolf, Chrysocyon branchyurus, dewells in the Cerrado of central South America.