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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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