Numbers: Very low Weight: 7 - 12kg (15 - 26 lb.) Shoulder height: 38 cm (15 in.)
Found only in the eastern Lowveld of Mpumaplanga, eastern Swaziland and the coastal regions of northeast Kwazulu-Natal.
This biggest of all the jackals is endangered because of it's lack of wariness (although it may be very timid), it's rather slowness and because of its skin and, especially, it's beautiful tail. Although rarely seen, it can interbreed with a domestic dog. It's white tail tip is often the best identification clue. It surprises its prey by pouncing on it to make up for its lack of printing speed. Small animals, birds or scavenging carcasses, for which it will risk being spotted by a would-be enemy, provides its main diet.
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2018 Show Dates
Arms and Hunting Oct 12 - 15 2017, Dallas Safari Club Jan 4 - 7, Booth 3245, Safari Club International Las Vegas Jan 31 - Feb 3, Booth 5260 & 5361 Cinegetica Madrid Spain March 1 - 4, Booth T.B.A
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