Golden Jackal

Canis aureus

Size: Up to 50cm high
Habitat: Plains and bush
Feeding: Carrion, mammals, fruit

The Golden Jackal, also called the Common Jackal, is a scavenger. The coat is yellow/brown and it has a black-tipped tail.

It has a lifespan of 8 - 10 years.

These photos were taken in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.









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