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Maned Wolf Portrait by Nambroth Maned Wolf Portrait by Nambroth
A small portrait of a Maned Wolf, as observed at the Denver Zoo.

Despite the name, maned wolves are not actually wolves, nor are they foxes (which they sort of look like). In fact, they are the only member of the genus Chrysocyon, and are not related to any other canids alive today. It is thought that they are perhaps the sole large land predator that survived the Pleistocene extinction. Either way, they are a very old species, and are really cool.

Acrylic paint on panel, 5" x 7"
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WillemSvdMerwe Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
A beautiful painting of this beautiful canid!
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EdgedFeather Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is amazing! Great work!
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khyrkat Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014   General Artist
I like it a lot ^_^
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katsbiology Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
One of my favourite animals and you've captured its essence so beautifully! I would buy this at a show in a heartbeat!
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khyrkat Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014   General Artist
Such a lovely work :)
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Mouselemur Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Such a lovely creature and drawing :heart:
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barbercheff Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013
Amazing!
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beanieboot Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013
beautiful! i love maned wolves they are truly one of a kind.
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Bright-wolf Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013
Beautiful X3
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SugarAnimeKitty99 Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist
:love: Wow!! :D This is so beautiful!!
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