Golden Jackal
RERFERENCES
GOLDEN JACKAL IN HUNGARY
 
GOLDEN JACKAL IN GREECE
GOLDEN JACKAL IN HUMAN DOMINATED LANDSCAPES
GOLDEN JACKAL IN EUROPE
GOLDEN JACKAL IN BANGLADESH
GOLDEN JACKAL IN BULGARIA
GENETIC COMPARISON OF GOLDEN JACKALS TO WOLVES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canis Aureus

Golden Jackal

The Golden Jackal occurs in North and East Africa, Southeastern Europe and South Asia to Burma. The golden jackal is the most widely distributed of the species. Golden jackals prefer dry open country, arid short grasslands, and steppe landscapes. Golden Jackel mate for life with older pups remaining with their parents to help rear the new litter. Their coat is coarse and not very long, usually yellow to pale gold with brown tips.

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Golden Jackal and Frog

Golden Jackal feeding puppies

Golden Jackal and Hyena

 

 

Canis aureus

13 Subspecies

Omniviorous

17-24 Pounds

Mating Season: varies in relation to territory distribution

Produces 2-4 Pups

Lifespan: 8 to 16 years

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