Speothos venaticus are found in forests and wet savannas. They are diurnal, inhabiting a den (burrow or hollow tree trunk) at night. They are semiaquatic and can "dive and swim underwater with great facility." (Nowak, 1999)
This article is unpublished.
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Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan
Nick Paschka, University of Michigan
Paschka, N. 2000. "Speothos venaticus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed October 26, 2009 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Speothos_venaticus.html.
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