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Black backed jackel

Canis mesomelas

Description:

small canid of Africa - hunts small game ans scavenges kills of larger animals, including lions

Habitat:

Tarangire

Notes:

I've seen many of them. Best photo series I've gotten to date. This guy seemed so unconcerned, even as he was leaving(he did stop to scratch near the end of the series - then rocketed off)

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KarenSaxton
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KarenSaxton

Manyara, Tanzania

Spotted on Dec 18, 2017
Submitted on Mar 22, 2020

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