Maned wolves are extremely shy, secretive animals. You may need to be patient to see our maned wolf, Tolock!
The largest canid in South America, the maned wolf prefers habitats of tall grasslands and the scrub-edge of forests.
They have a varied diet of small mammals, fish, vegetables and fruit, making them omnivores. Our maned wolf enjoys quail and chicken as the main part of his diet!
The main threat to maned wolves is loss of their habitat and fragmentation, with grasslands often being converted to farmland. The species is protected against hunting across South America.
Our maned wolf is a part of the EAZA ex-situ breeding programme (EEP) for the species.