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Golden Jackal

Golden Jackal

Introduction

Head-Body Length:60-106 cm
Height:38-50 cm
Weight:7-15 kg
Identification:The coat of the golden jackal is either pale golden brown or yellow tipped with brown. The underside is more pale and the tip of the tail is black.
Habitat:Open country with trees and brush
Diet:Carnivore: invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, birds, small mammals, carrion
Reproduction:Mating season varies by a population’s location. Births usually peak when food is most abundant. Gestation is 63 days long, with 1-9 pups being born afterwards. The female lactates (gives milk) for 8-10 weeks. Golden jackals live for 13 years in the wild and 16 years in captivity.
Mated pairs may use helpers (usually last year’s pups). If food is abundant, there may be up to 20 members in a group.
Behavior:Jackals are usually active during the night and day but will switch to being purely nocturnal in human inhabited areas.
Status:No special status
Interesting Facts:Despite previous thought, jackals hunt as well as scavenge for food. Golden jackals prefer to bite at the belly to take down prey

Geographic:Northern Africa
Eastern Africa
Southeastern Europe
Southern Asia 
Date:1958 – 1988 Subjects: Canis aureus
Jackals
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Carnivora
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KEY FACTS

Name Indian jackal,Canis aureus indicus
Origin Africa
Size 60-106 cm
Litter Size 1-9 pups
Life span Golden jackals live for 13 years in the wild and 16 years in captivity
Reproduction Mating season varies by a population’s location. Births usually peak when food is most abundant. Gestation is 63 days long, with 1-9 pups being born afterwards. The female lactates (gives milk) for 8-10 weeks. Golden jackals live for 13 years in the wild and 16 years in captivity
Height 38-50 cm
Weight 7-15 kg
Colors pale creamy yellow

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scientific classification

Kingdom – Animalia
Phylum – Chordata
Class – Mammalia
Order – Carnivora
Family – Canidae
Genus – Canis 
Genus Species -Canis aureus

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