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 crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous (Linnaeus, 1766) is a monogamous, sexually monomorphic canid with a social structure composed of two to five individuals, usually a breeding pair with pups and sometimes offspring from previous years (Courtenay and Maffei, 2004; Bianchi et al., 2016).
Anatomical Variations of the Caudomedial Antebrachial Muscles in the Crab-Eating Fox (Cerdocyon thous)
(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.
The patient usually hunted several wild animals, including capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), armadillos (Dasypus spp.), the pampas fox (Lycalopexgymnocercus), and the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous).
The crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous) and the hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus) are small to medium sized canids occurring in central areas of South America.
In Ipanema National Forest, one crab-eating fox lost some claws from the front paw trying to escape from the trap, and one opossum had superficial injuries to its nose.
Entries are sorted by genus, including arctic foxes, the mysterious small-eared dog of South America, the familiar jackals, coyotes and wolves of genus Canis, the crab-eating fox, maned wolf, dhole, raccoon dog, bat-eared dog, culpeo and chilla, and a surprising number of other foxes such as the Tibetan Sand Fox.
Among the mammals, 51.1 percent were carnivores, and the most affected species were the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous, n = 42), the ring-tailed coati (Nasua nasua, n = 8), and the hoary fox (Lycalopex vetulus, n = 6), (Table 1).
One hundred isolates of Staphylococcus were obtained from swabs and biopsies of lesions at different sites (abscess, cornea, ear, fluids, fracture, lung, lymph node, oral mucosa, nail, rectum, skin, and urine) of domestic and wild animals (Cockatiel, Crab-eating fox, Crab-eating raccoon, Hoary fox, Maned wolf and Rabbit).