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Sri Lankan jackal

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The Sri Lankan Jackal , also known as the Southern Indian Jackal is a subspecies of golden jackal native to southern India and Sri Lanka. On the Asian mainland, the Sri Lankan jackal occurs in the whole southern part of the Indian peninsula, from Thana near Bombay in the northwest southwards through the Western Ghats, Mysore, the Eastern Ghats and Mandura. It occurs in all of Sri Lanka.

In southern India, adult males measure on average 29 inches in length, while females measure 26½ inches... more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Randika Rathugamage
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By Randika Rathugamage

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Uploaded Feb 11, 2018. Captured Jan 28, 2018 09:29.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO1250
  • 600mm