Re: Small Carnivores

From: Marc Willner (
Date: Fri 17 Jan 1997 - 05:55:47 EET

Just to be pedantic.

The aardwolf isn't a canine (it isn't even a canid, but a hyaenid). It eats
mostly termites, so it shouldn't really even be called a carnivore, except
in the taxinomic sense.

I don't think South America has a small canine like the coyote. I don't think
either the maned wolf or the bush dog qualifies.

Marc Willner
Lurker Extrodinaire


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