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Side-striped jackal
Scientific Name:
Canis adustus
Family Name:
Head & Body Size:
26-32 in. (65-81 cm)
Tail Size:
12-16 in. (31-40 cm)
14-30 lb
greyish brown with pale stripe that run alongside the flanks of its body. The tail is dark with a white tip.
Life Span:
about 12-14 years in the wild
mostly fruits, small mammals like rats, and insects
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Side-striped jackal

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Side-striped jackal Description
  The side-striped jackal is different from other jackals because they are broader in built and their muzzles are shorter. From a distance, their coloring looks to be all grey, but when viewed closer, their stipes in their coloring is noticeable.  
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