Bush Dog on Stamps – Peru 1973.

Peru issued a 8.50 sol stamp on Bush Dog on 03 Sep 1973. It is listed as Protected animal and 300,000 stamps were issued.

Bush Dog – Canid found in Central and South America. It is rare and listed as near threatened by IUCN. Its closest relative is manned wolf  of central south America or African Wild Dog. This breed has a life span of 10 years. It has three living sub-species –

South American Bush Dog – Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil , Ecuador.

Panamanian Bush Dog – Panama , North Colombia, Venezuela, Eastern Ecuador

Southern Bush Dog – Southern Brazil, Paraguay,North eastern Argentina

Peru Bush Dog