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


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


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


Central South America