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A Golden Jackal in it's scrub habitat My first and only sighting of these guys...  would love to see more... :) 5D mkIII,Canis aureus,Geotagged,Golden jackal,India,Jim Corbett,John Rowell,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

A Golden Jackal in it's scrub habitat

My first and only sighting of these guys... would love to see more... :)

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The golden jackal , also known as the common jackal, Asiatic jackal or reed wolf is a canid native to north and northeastern Africa, southeastern and central Europe, Asia Minor, the Middle East and southeast Asia. It is classed by the IUCN as Least Concern, due to its widespread range in areas with optimum food and shelter. It is a social species, whose basic social unit consists of a breeding pair, followed by its offspring. The golden jackal is highly adaptable, being able to exploit many foodstuffs,.. more

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Uploaded Jan 28, 2015. Captured Jun 9, 2013 08:15 in Jim Corbett National Park, Unnamed Road, Sona Nadi Range, Uttarakhand 246142, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/4.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 200mm