Manned wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)
It is the most long-legged and long-haired among the wolves. Moreover — it is not really a wolf. Zoologists put it in a separate genus, which recognised its significant differences from the actual wolves of the genus Canis. Its name comes from the long mane neck of adults. It is spread over the vast plains in the eastern half of South America south of the Amazon. Hunting among the high grasses of the pampas forced him to climb so high onto his feet. Outwardly it resembles the long-legged fox, but it hasn't direct relationship with the foxes, as the wolves as well. It hunts singly rather than in packs.