crab-eating fox | common fox | common zorro | forest fox | crab-eating zorro | crab-eating dog | savannah fox
SAINMHÍNIÚ medium-sized South American canid with a coat which is grizzled yellow-grey to yellow-brown above and cream/whitish below (see graphics) TAGAIRT COM-EN based on: <br>"A field guide to the mammals of Central America & Southeast Mexico" by Fiona Reid, Oxford University Press US 2009, p. 261 http://books.google.com/books?id=gYXm4KzF8HMC&pg=PA260&dq=%22Cerdocyon+thous%22&hl=en&ei=PgxYTMvEGKGIONzLhZQJ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CEgQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=%22Cerdocyon%20thous%22&f=false <br> Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crab-eating_Fox <br> IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: http://www.iucnredlist.org/apps/redlist/details/4248/0 [3.8.10]
NÓTA Distribution: Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Paraguay; Suriname; Uruguay; Venezuela. <br>Classified as "least concern" in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, as it is relatively common throughout its range, occupying most habitats and although no precise estimates of population sizes are available, populations are generally considered to be stable. <br>Land crabs form an important component of the diet during the dry season in certain parts of South America.