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Bush dog (Speothos venaticus) Image: Wikimedia (Karelj).

Speothos trait table

Speothos venaticus

EUGENE M. MCCARTHY, PHD GENETICS

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TraitChrysocyonAtelocynusSpeothosLontra longicaudis
Weight (kg)20-269-105-73-15
Head and body length (mm)950-1320720-1000575-750460-820
Tail length (mm)280-490250-350125-150300-570
Shoulder height (mm)740-900356300?
Webbed feetunwebbed?partially webbed (Nowak, 740)"the toes are webbed to the terminal digit pads or beyond" (Nowak, 740).

Underwater swimming??"with great facility" (Nowak, p. 655)Obviously, yes. But note that various other mustelids have partially webbed feet.
PolyestrousNowak (p. 655) polyestrous activity "has not been recorded for any other canid" than Speothos reproductive status unknown (see: http://tinyurl.com/hvhtv42) yes (Nowak, p. 655)yes (as are various other mustelids).
Chromosomes (2n)767474 http://tinyurl.com/mhcv6q838 http://tinyurl.com/pgd9vp3


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