Bookmarkable URL:http://hdl.handle.net/10217/54504

Scientific Classification

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Mammalia
Order:Carnivora
Family:Canidae
Genus:Dusicyon
Genus species:Dusicyon thous

Animal Characteristics

Head-Body Length:60-70 cm
Weight:5-8 kg
Identification:The savanna fox is a gray-brown color with darker ears, tail tip, and tail stripe.
Habitat:Open woodlands, grasslands
Diet:Carnivore: crabs, small rodents, insects, lizards, eggs, frogs
Reproduction:Females have 2-6 cubs each breeding season.
This canid species is solitary.
Behavior:Savanna foxes are nocturnal animals.
Status:No special status

Other Information

Geographic:Northern South America Date:1965-09 Subjects:canine
Savanna fox
Crab-eating fox
Common zorro
dog
Dusicyon
Canidae
Carnivora
Mammals
Vertebrates
Chordata
Predatory animals