The Amazon’s short-eared dog was thought to be a scavenger. Now there’s video

The Amazon’s short-eared dog was thought to be a scavenger. Now there’s video

In 2016, conservation biologist Holly O’Donnell was striding through the Amazon rainforest in southwestern Peru, recording every mammal she saw or heard while performing a line transect survey for the Peruvian NGO Fauna Forever. A few minutes into her walk, she smelled something fetid. Following the scent several meters off the trail, she found the […]

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Are wolves related to dogs? Candid Animal Cam meets the largest member of the dog family

Are wolves related to dogs? Candid Animal Cam meets the largest member of the dog family

Camera traps bring you closer to the secretive natural world and are an important conservation tool to study wildlife. This week we’re meeting the ancestor of all domestic dog breeds: grey wolves. Grey wolves (Canis lupus) are the largest member of the dog family. Because they are one of the most wide-ranging land animals, there […]

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