The Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon Brachyurus) is in the family of Canidae and is nicknamed "the stilt-legged fox", although it is not related to foxes nor wolves. The Maned Wolf is an animal enigma and is a survivor from the Pliestocene era.
The Maned Wolf is the largest canid in South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. This mammal is found in open and semi-open habitats, especially grasslands with scattered bushes and trees throughout South America. The maned wolf is the tall
The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. Its markings resemble those of foxes, but it is not a fox, nor is it a wolf, as it is not closely related to other canids. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon.