Canidae

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Can·i·dae

(kan'i-dē),
A family of the Carnivora including the dogs, coyotes, wolves, and foxes.
[L. canis, dog]

Canidae

a family which includes 14 genera; the two commonest are the dogs (Canis spp.) and the foxes (Vulpes spp.). Includes exotic Canidae, e.g. dingo.
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Like other wild members of the dog family, the grey fox (our smallest fox) is an.
Such members of the carnivore dog family enjoy the thrill of the pack chase.
They are the only members of the dog family that rely on insects as the major part of their diet.
Jackson, an associate professor of psychology at Morehouse College in Atlanta, decided at the age of 8 that he wanted to study animals, but he didn't think he'd end up specializing in insects: "I thought I'd end up working with small- to mid-sized woodland animals from the dog family.
The GRAY WOLF (Canis lupus), also known as "timber wolf", is the largest member of the dog family measuring 5-8 feet in length (nose to tail) and weighing 57-130 pounds.
A big bat that looks like a member of the dog family.