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Tiegan Trotting - Maned Wolf by frisket17 Tiegan Trotting - Maned Wolf by frisket17
I wanted to be a bit of a jerk and create a 'literal' maned wolf. I dig maned wolves. The Louisville Zoo has a pack of'em of part of their endangered species specimens. They're really nifty animals, and extremely tall. Their body anatomy is not like any other canine out there -- really weird porportions :D

They're called a 'stilted fox' due to their colorations being similiar to a red fox, and of their abnormally long legs. I took a few artistic liberties. I'm aware that they are a South American (Brazilian type) animal. However, when looking for names, I found more Aztec (that being Mexican origin) names than Brazilian. So while she is Brazilian in origin, I wanted to play with the Aztec themes -- hence the necklace of turquoise and skull beads (traditional Aztec-like jewelry). In Aztecian (?), Tiegan means: "Little Princess in the Big Valley" .... frankly it was the -only- Aztec female name I could find.

This line art is actually fairly old (several weeks old to be exact) and just now laid colors on it to keep my mind off stress.
Anyway. Yay for mindless canine art :D


TieganİMelissa O'Brien 2006
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azurathewolfcat Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i am brazilian,and in my city zoo have a pack of maned wolves :D
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hollyleaf12345 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
I have no clue how you made hair like that look good on a maned wolf, but you did and it's awesome :D
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JetpackDino Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really awesome!
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IceRose76 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW!!
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nightshadenudge Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
see i want to draw wolves to and i have the way i want it drawn in my mind but i just cant get it right on paper do you have any advice
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SKULLHEART1999 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I might sound crazy but it reminds me of the actress Naya Rivera nonetheless its amazing work
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Sol-Noe Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2012
It's the foxy!!! D:<
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LuciayShadow Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Maned wolf rocks!,in my country they called Aguara Guazu
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rubyrose1 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012
I MY GOD SHE IS SO PRETTY!
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Vixeny Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg I can steal her lines ? yesh? Pretty little head she has **pets**
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