Canis aureus


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Noun1.Canis aureus - Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dogCanis aureus - Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair
canid, canine - any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Canis, genus Canis - type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals
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The golden jackal (Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758) is a middle-sized carnivore from the genus Canis (Jhala & Moehlmann 2008, Krofel et al.
We investigated diet composition of two such sympatric carnivore species Asiatic jackal Canis aureus and the Kashmir hill fox Vulpes vulpes grifithii in and around Pir Lasura National Park, in northeastern Himalayan region of Pakistan by using fecal analysis after confirming the carnivore species by genetic analyses.
The reported species are Naemorhedus goral, Panthera pardus, Sus scrofa, Lepus nigricollis, Macaca mulatta, Canis aureus, Vulpes vulpes, Myotis myotis, Herpestes edwardsii and Hystrix indica.
A DNA sample, however, revealed the culprit to be a golden jackal (Canis aureus), the state ministry for the environment announced.
Mammal species recorded during the course of the survey included the leopard cat, Indian palm civet, Pallas cat (Otocolobus manul), chinkara, hog deer (Axis porcinus), grey langur, Asiatic jackal (Canis aureus), Indian pangolin (Manis crassicaudata), Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) etc.
We investigated diet composition of Asiatic jackal (Canis aureus) in Margallah Hills National Park, Islamabad.
Because turtles and tortoises are among the most endangered groups of vertebrates in the world, we would recommend keeping and feeding rescued turtles for a few days after rescue, otherwise they may easily become prey to Jackals (Canis aureus), domestic dogs (C.
Canis aureus (Linnaeus, 1758), Asiatic jackal, Near Threatened (94): Being common in plains of Sindh (Roberts, 1997), this species was most frequently encountered during the surveys.
A report in the Newsletter No.1 for 2008-2009 of the Qatar Natural History Group (October 2008) noted the re-discovery of Golden jackal Canis aureus, also known as common jackal, in Qatar.
In order to better understand the ecology of the golden jackal (Canis aureus) and interspecific relationships among carnivores, we studied its dietary pattern and the diet of its main competitor, the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) over a three-year period.