Canis Mesomelas

golden jackal range

Conservation Status: Least Concern

Habitat: Forests, Grasslands, and desert

Height: 16-18"
Weight: 17-22 lbs
Average Lifespan: 14-16
Number of Young: 3

-They are omnivores, they like to eat both meat and vegetation
-They feed mostly on leftovers from other animals’ kills, fruits, insects, berries, and grass
-Baby jackals are called pups
-Each jackal family has their own yipping sound that only members of their own family will respond to
-They are often diurnal and nocturnal, they are active during dawn, dusk, and night

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Chauna Torquata
Conservation Status: Least Concern

Habitat: Grassland, Wetlands
Length: 32-37"
Weight: 9-12lbs
Average Lifespan: 14-15 Years
Incubation Period: 42-46 days

-They are also known as the crested screamer
-Their diet consists mostly of egg, apple, plant stems, and leaves
-The crested screamer has two spurs, one protruding from the bend of each wing. 
-These spurs are very similar to arrowheads, and can be used very effectively against aggressors if the bird feels threatened
-They can soar for hours at great heights
-Screamers are one of the two groups of living birds lacking prongs on the ribs (uncinate processes)


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White-Faced Saki Monkey
Scientific Name: Pithecia pithecia
Conservation Status: Least Concern

Habitat: Forest
Length: 13-16"
Weight: 3-5.2 lbs
Life Span: 14 Years
Gestation Period: 161 Days

They are frugivorous, meaning they mainly eat fruit, but sometimes eat seeds and nuts, too.

A mating pair will stay together for life.

When resting, they will cling upright to a tree trunk.

Only males have the signature white face.

Females are gray, brown, and red.

Their long, skinny fingers and toes have thick pads on the tips to give them a better grip on branches.

Also known as Guianan Saki or golden-faced saki.

Scientific Name: Dolichotis Patagonum
Conservation Status: Near Threatened

Habitat: Grassland, shrubland, forest, and desert
Height: 27.5"
Weight: 17.6 - 35.3 lbs
Life Span: 14 years in human care
Gestation Period: 98 - 100 days

-Also Known as Patagonian cavy or Patagonian hare
-They spend the greater part of the year traveling in male-female pairs, but live in large groups when rearing young
-These animals use a wide variety of vocalizations as a form of communication mainly grunts and screams
-When resting, they base themselves upon their haunches or fold their forelegs under their body like cats
-When threatened, Patagonian maras are able to take long leaps of up to 6 feet in the air

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