Side-striped Jackal

Canis adustus


Habitat: Savanna and woodland

Weight: Male: 7-12 kilos | Female: 7-10 kilos

Diet: Omnivore — Mostly small (<1 kilo) to medium (±30 kilos) prey, some fruit and grass

Lifespan: 10 years

Gestation Period: 2 months

Threats: Conflict with humans • Habitat loss • Road kill • Disease (Rabies)

An adult side-striped jackal on the move.

An adult side-striped jackal on the move.