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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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According to the government decree of 2016, payment for killing a wolf is 6,000 som, wolf-cub - 1500 som and jackals - 2000 som.
In February 2017, the wildlife service delivered the body of a golden jackal from Western Jutland, >200 km north of the Denmark-Germany border, to the National Veterinary Institute (Lyngby, Denmark).
Shape and size variation in the skulls of golden jackals was quantified using the geometric morphometrics method.
Europe's northernmost population of golden jackals is in Denmark.
Hierarchical cluster analysis (cluster method: between-groups linkage, interval of measure: Euclidean distance ranged between 0 and 100) was applied to compare diet composition among golden jackals and red foxes from different study sites in Hungary (Lanszki & Heltai 2002, Lanszki et al.
Several young fawn of Black bucks are killed frequently by jackals due to unnatural proximity between these two species created by accidental confinement inside Akbar Tomb premises.
There were only around 100 people in the side-room of the Hillfields venue on Tuesday as he took to the stage with his new band The Jackals.
His new venture with The Jackals will see an album launch planned for early 2015 featuring debut single Glory Days.
For the last six years the Jackals had an agreement with the Senators and B-Sens, which made it easy to move players back-and-forth to Elmira from Binghamton.
Radovic and Kovacic (2007) had shown that at Peliesac Peninsula, mammalian species dominate among the prey species in the food of jackals (50.
Bomb The crew of the leading Jackal had indeed seen something; a discolouration in the rough tarmac ahead gave away the location of a bomb buried under the road.
Meanwhile, Dustin Birosak was solid for the Jackals.