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Side-striped jackal

Canis adustus

Description:

A single jackal can`t catch the fast pray of the savannah, that`s why they hunt in packs , from ambush.



1 Species ID Suggestions

Ning
Ning 8 years ago
Black-backed Jackal
Canis mesomelas Black-backed Jackal


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2 Comments

Ning
Ning 8 years ago

emm....I'm not sure. But it seems more like a Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) to me since the contrasting colours have a more distinct boundary and the ears seems to be larger @@

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

What a picture, but the Sun was in the wrong position to catch it's face.

AntoniGeorgiev
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AntoniGeorgiev

Rift Valley, Kenya

Lat: -2.65, Long: 37.23

Spotted on Feb 25, 2011
Submitted on Mar 10, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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