On Saturday 25th September Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be closed to the public due to hosting a special Thank You Event for all the staff at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals. 

Maned Wolves

  • Status

    Near threatened

  • Size

    Up to 24 kg

  • Threat

    Habitat loss

  • Distribution

    Open Grasslands

  • Diet


Maned Wolves are the largest canid found in South America!

The Maned Wolf may look similar to a Fox or a Wolf, however are closely related to neither! They have a thick red coat and distinctively long legs which help them to spot prey above tall grasses in their native habitat. Maned wolves are often solitary animals found across central South America and primarily eat a diet of small mammals, fruits and vegetables. 

Where in the park?

Embark on a journey through Atlantic Forest! 

Visit Atlantic Forest

Maned Wolf (2)

What's on today

Daily programme

Daily programme at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
Time Event Location
5:00 PM Tapir and Maned Wolf Ranger Talk Atlantic Forest
Maned Wolf On The Prowl (1)

VIP Atlantic Forest Experience

Head behind the scenes on this unique experience get up close with our Bush Dog family, meet the Maned Wolves and feed the Tapirs!

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