crab-eating fox

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Noun1.crab-eating fox - wild dog of northern South America
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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The aim of this study was to examine how biotic and abiotic features influence parasitological parameters of Acanthocephala found in brown-nosed coatis (Nasua nasua) and crab-eating foxes (Cerdocyon thous) in the Brazilian Pantanal.
The wild species most killed were: Cerdocyon thous, Euphractus sexcinctus and Conepatus semistriatus; the domestic ones were: Canis familiaris and Felis catus (Table 2).
In the wild, the main reservoirs are foxes (Dusicyon vetulus and Cerdocyon thous) and marsupials (Didelphis albiventris).
Finally, the crabeating fox (Cerdocyon thous) is another predator widely distributed in South America that has been observed to eat freshwater crabs during the dry season (Brady, 1979).
Anatomical Variations of the Caudomedial Antebrachial Muscles in the Crab-Eating Fox (Cerdocyon thous)
virginianus), en el caserio Quebrayacual, municipio Libertad (09[grados]44'22,3"N/64[grados]32'57,8"O) y dos zorros cangrejeros (Cerdocyon thous) en el caserio San Jose de las Margaritas del Llano, municipio Aragua de Barcelona (9[grados]27'27"N/64[grados]49'34"O).
The species Euphractus sexcinctus, Puma yagouaroundi, Sylvilagus brasiliensis, Mazama gouazoubira and Cerdocyon thous had a negative relationship with the density of trees, as they occurred more frequently in the native grasslands (Fig.
In this study, we found species that could have been killed in this manner, for instance Cerdocyon thous and Lycalopex gymnocercus.
(2010) on brown-nosed coati Nasua nasua and crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous, we classified teeth condition by tooth type (incisor, canine or premolar/molar) with molar and premolar lumped together because wear appeared similar.