Maned Wolf

The maned wolf is actually an omnivore eating both plants and other animals. They are nocturnal and spend their days resting under forest cover.

The long legs of the maned wolf have earned it the nick-name "the fox on stilts."

South America

At A Glance

Habitat

Grassland, savanna, dry scrub forest, swampy areas, and river areas

Diet

Small mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, eggs, mollusks, insects, fruits, roots and bulbs

Location

Central South America