Short-Eared Dog

by: Adeena  Houle

A Short-Eared Dog also known as the short-eared zorro, is a unique and elusive canid species endemic to the Amazonian basin. This is the only species assigned to the genus Atelocynus it is a grayish blackish dog.

A Short-Eared Dog lives in south america in the Amazon Rainfores they may live in 5 places ( Preu Bolivia,Brazil,Colobia,Ecuador) but it might live in Venezuela

The Short-Eared Dog eats plants,fruit,meat& small animals.

Large wild cats are the main predators of short eared dog.

There are disease spread around by domestic dogs& there homes are being distorted by humans.

It is neared threatened.