What a sight to see!
Nadia Drake One of the Amazon rain forest’s most elusive inhabitants, the short-eared dog, has been caught on video. About the size of a fox, these jungle canines are incredibly difficult to spot. In fact, a journey to the Amazon is far more likely to yield a jaguar sighting than a glimpse of a wild short-eared dog. "They are rare and hard to see," says veterinarian and ecologist Renata Leite Pitman , a researcher at Duke University and National Geographic grantee. She’s been studying short-eared dogs , which only live in the Amazon basin, for 14 years. In that […]