Saturday, October 13, 2007


Many of the last 8 cats were from the Amazon jungle. So, of course, is the ocelot, which I talked about in August. But did you know there’s an Amazonian Bush Dog? Neither did I.

And you might not recognize it as a dog either as it looks more like it should belong to the beaver or otter family. It’s even semi-aquatic and has webbed feet. The bush dog is also known as the vinegar dog or the savannah dog. Nothing I saw explained the former name.

To read more and see a picture go here.

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