Definitions for crab-eating fox
crab-eating dog, crab-eating fox, Dusicyon cancrivorus(noun)
wild dog of northern South America
, a medium-sized canid endemic to central South America.
The crab-eating fox, also known as the forest fox, wood fox, and the common fox, is an extant species of medium-sized canid endemic to the central part of South America, and which appeared during the Pliocene epoch. Cerdocyon comes from the Greek words kerdo and cyon referring to the dog and fox-like characteristics of this animal.
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