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Holly Sidell 2 nd 4/8/13. RANGE  Jackal is generally found in deserts, steppes and semi-arid deserts  Jackals habitats include desert, grassy plains.

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1 Holly Sidell 2 nd 4/8/13

2 RANGE  Jackal is generally found in deserts, steppes and semi-arid deserts  Jackals habitats include desert, grassy plains and open savannas depending on the type of jackal

3  Canis Aureus SCIENTIFIC NAME

4  Jackals vary in size and color depending on species, however, they generally measure inches high at the shoulder, have a body length of centimeters and weigh between pounds. PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

5  Jackals may gather to scavenge a carcass or to hunt larger prey such as antelope, gazelles and livestock but normally hunt alone or in pairs. Their diet consists of small mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. DIET

6 TThe female Jackal has a gestation period of weeks (2 months) after which a litter of pups is born. Each pup weighs 200 – 250 grams at birth. Also Jackals are monogamous. BREEDING

7  Jackals are very territorial and monogamous pairs will fiercely defend their territory from intruders.  Jackals are very vocal and communicate with each other using a loud yell or yap, growls and high pitched howls, particularly when prey is located. SPECIAL BEHAVIOR

8  Can maintain a speed 16 km/h.  Jackals mate for life.  The Egyptian god Anubis was depicted as a man with the head of a jackal. WEIRD INFO

9 VIDEO/ SOUND

10 What I think about jackals is that they are very territorial. Also that are part of the wolf family. Also they are playful and are very fast runners. I think that jackals are very cute. And I would like to have one as a pet. CONCLUSION

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