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Black-backed jackals

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  1. This was taken in the Kgalagadi Posted 7 years ago

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The black-backed jackal is a canid native to two areas of Africa, separated by roughly 900 km.

One region includes the southernmost tip of the continent, including South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. The other area is along the eastern coastline, including Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti and Ethiopia.

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Msalicat
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By Msalicat

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Uploaded May 1, 2014. Captured Mar 16, 2013 07:14.
  • PENTAX K-7
  • f/6.7
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm