Gallery description : nocturnal animal pictures

Jackal (canis aureus) is an animal of the mammal type. It lives in grass plains and dry woodland. The animal weights about 6.8-11kg (15-24lbs) and average life span is 8-15 years. Hyena, leopard, eagles predators are dangerous for jackals. See the table below for more information.

Facts about jackals
NameJackal
Size90-105cm (35-42in)
TypeMammal
PredatorsHyena, leopard, eagles
Average Litter Size5
Life Span8-15 years
Main PreyAntelope, reptiles, insects
KingdomAnimalia
Conservation StatusLeast concern
HabitatGrass plains and dry woodland
Top Speed32 km/h (20 mph)
DietCarnivore
FamilyCanidae
GenusCanis
ClassMammalia
OrderCarnivora
Scientific NameCanis aureus
Weight6.8-11kg (15-24lbs)
Skin TypeFur
LifestylePack
ColourTan, brown, grey, white
PhylumChordata
Image Details
Description Nocturnal animal pictures. Slow Loris, Borneo - Really a nocturnal animal - a photo on Flickriver
Width 1216 pixels
Heigh 864 pixels
File type JPG
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