Teribele, R., Concone, H. V. B., Godoi, M. N., Bianchi, R. de C., Santos, J. C. C. dos, Mauro, R. de A., Xavier-Filho, N. L., & Mello, A. V. de. (2012). New records for bush dog in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Canid News, 1–4.
The bush dog Speothos venaticus is a rare and threatened species found in Central and South America. Within Brazil, the species has been recorded in four different biomes. We present five new bush dog rec-ords from different locations in the Brazilian State of Mato Grosso do Sul, including the first photographic records for this state, thereby increasing the species’ known distribution in Mato Grosso do Sul.