Learn more about the Small-eared zorro – with amazing Small-eared zorro photos and facts on Arkive. In book: Canids: Species status and conservation. Action Plan, Edition: , Chapter: 3 – The short eared dog (Atelocynus microtis), Publisher. Primer registro de un cánido (Atelocynus microtis) depredando a un caecilian amphibian. Article (PDF Available) · December with

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Retrieved from ” https: Although no diseases have yet been reported in the small-eared zorro, canine diseases are common amongst domestic dogs in the region and could feasibly be transmitted mucrotis the wild small-eared zorro, with potentially devastating consequences 5.

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FZS operates within nine national protected areas, helping to conserve more than 8 million hectares of the mega-diverse east slope of the Andes and the Amazonian Information on weaning or when pups reach sexual maturity is not known.

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They are hosts to the cestode Diphyllobothrium latumwhich requires a fish intermediate host. Large family listed below.

Feral dogs pose a prominent threat to the population of short-eared dogs, as they facilitate the spread of diseases such as canine distemper and rabies to the wild population. Accessed December 31, at https: Agitated males will raise the hairs on their backs.

Short-eared dog

Rodents of Unusual Size. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Lifespan and gestation period are unknown, although it is assumed that sexual maturity is reached at about one year of age. It ranges from dark to reddish-grey, but can also be nearly navy blue, coffee brown, dark grey or chestnut-grey until to black, and the coat is short, with thick and bristly fur.

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Share this image — Hide sharing options. Atelocynus microtis is native to the northern part of South America and has been found in the Amazon basin regions of Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.

It atelocymus a somewhat narrow chest, with dark color variation on thorax merging to brighter, more reddish tones on the abdominal side of the body.

Although there are efforts to protect short-eared dogs in some South American countries, no conservation efforts have been made to increase population numbers. American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. There have also been some reports of A. In other words, Central and South America. Northern fur seal C.


This work is undertaken in close coordination with the microtks of Bahuaja Sonene NP. Because small-eared dogs are so elusive, there have been only a few reports of them having positive economic importance for humans. Small-eared zorro Atelocynus microtis. Crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous.

X Close Image credit. Western red colobus Procolobus badius. Rodents of Unusual Attelocynus. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. The short-eared dog has a distinctive fox-like muzzle and bushy tail.

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