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Small-Eared Dog

Scientific Name: Dusicyon microtis

Subspecies: None.

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.

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