The Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon Brachyurus) is in the family of Canidae and is nicknamed "the stilt-legged fox", although it is not related to foxes nor wolves. The Maned Wolf is an animal enigma and is a survivor from the Pliestocene era.
The maned wolf is the largest canid of South America. Its markings resemble those of foxes, but it is not a fox, nor is it a wolf, as it is not closely related to other canids. It is the only species in the genus Chrysocyon.
Maned Wolf - Maned wolf belongs to dog family, but seems to have inherited its features from red fox. This wolf lives in central and southeastern Brazil, Paraguay, eastern Bolivia, and northern Argentina.