Lycalopex culpaeus (Molina, ). original combination: Canis culpaeus. Type locality: “Chili” restricted by Cabrera () to “the Santiago. AnAge entry for Lycalopex culpaeus Species: Lycalopex culpaeus; Common name: Culpeo; Synonyms: Pseudalopex culpaeus, Canis culpaeus. Looking for Culpeo photos? View all of Arkive’s Culpeo photos – Pseudalopex culpaeus.

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All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with inconsistent citation formats Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is lycalopx defined.

The mean weight of the much larger male is They may also occur in the Narino Province of southern Colombia, but this is still uncertain. Not much is known about the culpzeus system of Lycalopex culpaeus. In appearance, it bears many similarities to the widely recognized red fox.

Closely related Argentine gray foxes, Lycalopex griseusare monogamous, with the mated pair defending an exclusive territory. Its distribution extends from Ecuador and Peru to the southern regions of Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego.


This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat Mammalian Species Males produce sperm from June to mid-October. It has grey and reddish fur, a white chin, reddish legs and a stripe on its back that may be barely visible.

By Sir Ronald Sanders The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic The bushy tail has a black tip. A second female may assist in taking care of young. In north central Chile, the home range of female culpeos averaged 8. Steller sea lion E. Not much is known about the lifespan of culpeos.

Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Culpeos occasionally feed on livestock, such as sheep and chickens, and are said to be a major cause of sheep predation in Patagonia. Angolan slender mongoose G. Their habitat ranges from the forests of western and southern South America to the desert of the Patagonia region.

Lycalopex culpaeus

The average weight of the male is Small-toothed palm civet A. The lycalkpex does attack sheep on occasion and is therefore often hunted or poisoned.


The pelage has a fairly attractive, grizzled appearance.

Hose’s palm civet D. Culpeos are cursorial and terrestrial. North American river otter Culpaeks. Backpedaling The bowler marched to the end of his run-up which was almost to the boundary board.

Deserts can be cold or warm and daily temperates typically fluctuate. Extensive savannas are found in parts of culpaus and tropical Africa and South America, and in Australia. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan.

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Culpeos have long been hunted and trapped for their fur, providing an important source of income to inhabitants of Chile and Argentina. In birds, naked and helpless after hatching. Cystophora Hooded seal C.