Species Canis adustus Sundevall, 1847 (Side-striped jackal)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Carnivora
  • ---- family: Canidae
  • ----- species: Canis adustus
Characteristics:omnivore; height: 35-50cm; the coat is grey or greyish-brown with a white stripe on each flank; the belly and insides of the legs are lighter; the ears stand erect; the dark,bushy tail has a white tip which distinguishes the Side-striped Jackal from the Black-backed Jackal;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0119
Maputaland coastal forest mosaic
AT0128
Southern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic
AT0719
Southern Miombo woodlands
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 132
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2002-06-01
Place: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Creator: Thomas A. Hermann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/24978803
Date: 1977-12-01
Place: Arusha, Tanzania
Creator: David Bygott
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Comments: Side-striped jackal, Ngorongoro, Tanzania

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