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jackal

member of the family Canidae, standing midway between the fox and the wolf in size and habits. It is slender, long-legged with a pointed muzzle, has a disagreeable yapping voice, is nocturnal and hunts in packs. It is a predator and a scavenger. Includes Canis aureus, the oriental jackal, and C. mesomelas, the black-backed jackal.
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