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Small-eared zorro fact file Description Biology Range Habitat Status Threats Conservation Find out more Glossary References Print factsheet Small-eared zorro description Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Carnivora Family Canidae Genus Atelocynus 1 A little known and notoriously elusive wild dog from South America 3the enigmatic small-eared zorro Atelocynus microtis owes its common name to its fox-like appearance zorro is Spanish for foxas it has a long, slender muzzle, a dark, bushy tail and short, rounded ears 4 5.
Atelocynus microtis Sclater Yellow-billed pintail Anas georgica. From Wikipedia, the atelocynuss encyclopedia.
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Jaguars and pumas may also be predators due to their size and presence in the same habitats as A. General reproductive behavior has not been formally studied in A.
The term means “solitary devil”, and was given to the species due to the belief that it attacks men by biting their testicles.
Short-eared dog (Atelocynus microtis) longevity, ageing, and life history
Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Small-eared dogs are generalist carnivores, but also appear to eat some fruits as well.
Find out more For further information on the conservation of the small-eared zorro and other canids see: These diseases include canine distemper virus and canine parvovirus.
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Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Pups have also been found in the months of April, September, November, and December, suggesting that parturition occurs during the dry season.
Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. The field trip was part of the project “Conservation and sustainable microts in the Heath river basin”, carried out by FZS and supported by Fund for the Americas. Retrieved from ” https: Based on the finding of a juvenile carcass, it is believed that small-eared dogs give birth in May or June.
The excited male sprays a musk produced by the tail glands. Sunda stink badger M. The generic name Atelocynus comes from the Greek words “ateles” imperfect and “cyon” dog while microtis is formed from the Greek words “micros” small and “ot” ear. It prefers a solitary lifestyle, micritis forest areas.
American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. An ongoing study at the Cocha Cashu Biological Station using scat samples to better understand the diet of A. Apart from its superficial resemblance to agelocynus bush dogthe short-eared dog seems not to be closely related to any fox-like or wolf-like canid. Multiple sightings of small-eared dogs in and around rivers, coupled with their partial interdigital membrane, have led to the belief that they are at least partially aquatic.
ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Mammal Species of the World: This odor did not seem to be present in the female.