Definition of maned wolf in English:

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maned wolf

noun

A large, long-legged, endangered wild dog that has a reddish coat with black hair across the shoulders and large erect ears, native to the grasslands of South America.
  • Chrysocyon brachyurus, family Canidae
Example sentences
  • The maned wolf, a solitary denizen of South America's savannah grasslands, is the continent's largest wild canid, by far.
  • This extreme and varied habitat supports 3,500 plant species, 650 bird species, 260 types of fish, and more than 100 different mammals, including such endangered species as the jaguar, the maned wolf, and the giant otter.
  • What is worse, her hair resembles the russet hue of a maned wolf.
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