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Bush Dog

Scientific Name: Speothus venaticus

Subspecies: A total of 3 subspecies have been described, but will not be mentioned below due to uncertainty of their status.

Distribution: Panama, eastwards to French Guyana, Brazil, eastern Peru, northern Bolivia and northern Argentina.

Habitat: Tropical rainforest, savanna, marshes and swamps.

Description: Small, plump doglike animal with very short ears. General colour rufous brown, paws and tail dark brown.

Hunting method: With snares (mainly hunted by the locals).

Hunting available in: Not really regarded as a game species.

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