Rare Amazonian Short Eared Dog Caught on Camera

The rare Amazonian short-eared dog

The rare Amazonian short-eared dog

A camera trap being used to survey jaguar populations in the Ecuadorian Amazon rain forest has captured a photo of the rare short-eared dog.

Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society have set up heat-sensing cameras to capture shots of the jungle-dwelling carnivores and has captured 75 new jaguar pictures since 2007.

As well as jaguars and the short-eared dog, the cameras have also captured images of a heard of piglike white-lipped peccaries.

Source: National Geographic.
See more photos and read the full article: Jaguars, Short-Eared Dog Caught in Camera Trap

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