Scientific Name: Dusicyon microtis
Distribution: The Amazon basin in Brazil, Peru, Columbia and Equador as well as the Orinoco basin in Venezuela and Columbia.
Habitat: Tropical primary forest in the vicinity of water.
Description: Small jackal-like animal weighing around 9 kg, with very elusive and secretive habits. Not much is known about the habits of the Small-Eared Dog.
Hunting method: In former times with snares. Today the animal is protected by law.