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Short-eared dog
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Atelocynus
Family Name:
Canidae
Head & Body Size:
29-40 in. (72-100 cm)
Tail Size:
12 in. (30 cm)
Weight:
14.3 to 19.8 lbs
Color:
dark gray to black, and the underparts are mixed with gray and black
Life Span:
unknown
Diet:
fish, insects, small mammals, various fruits, crabs, birds, frogs, and reptiles.
 
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Short-eared dog

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Short-eared dog Description
  The Atelocynus is a meduim-sized canid with a thick, stocky body with short narrow legs. Their muzzle is very long and thin with thin, short, rounded ears set to the sides of the head. Their ears are relatively shorter than those of any other canid. Their tails are bushy with very thick black hair.  
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