Near threatened, farmers kill Maned wolfs because they are preying on chickens. People hunt Maned wolfs for food and because its is believed that Maned wolfs bones contain magical powers.
Maned Wolves can be found living in grasslands, the Savannah , swampy areas and in dry shrub forests. Maned wolves prefer small patches of the forest close to the open country.
Average size and weight
Average height of a fully grown Maned Wolf is around 50 to 52 inches
They are about 2 years old during mating
Average life span of a Maned Wolf is about 13 years
Average life span in captivity is 15 years
The Maned Wolf is built for Running
Their young are helpless during their developing times
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