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Canis aureus

Canis aureus
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Copyright: bartha tibor (barthatibor) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 353 W: 0 N: 1050] (5595)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-05-27
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-08-03 9:30
Viewed: 1698
Points: 12
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The golden jackal (Canis aureus), also known as the common jackal, Asiatic jackal,[2] gold-wolf[3] is a Canid of the genus Canis indigenous to north and northeastern Africa, southeastern and central Europe (up to Austria and Hungary), Asia Minor, the Middle East and southeast Asia. It is classed by the IUCN as Least Concern, due to its widespread range in areas with optimum food and shelter.[1] Despite its name, the golden jackal is not closely related to other jackal species, with morphological and molecular studies indicating a greater affinity to the grey wolf and coyote.[2][4] It is a social species, whose basic social unit consists of a breeding pair, followed by its offspring.[5] The golden jackal is highly adaptable, being able to exploit many foodstuffs, from fruit and insects to small ungulatesAdults measure 60106 cm (2442 in) in body length[27][31], not counting a tail of 2030 cm (7.912 in), and 44.550.0 cm (18-20 inches) in shoulder height.[10] Weights differ 12% between the sexes;[9] males weigh 6.3-15 kg (13.9-33 lbs), while females weigh 7.0-11.2 kg (15.4-24.7 lbs).[10][31]

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2012-08-03 9:32]

Hi Tibi,this is a very lucky meeting,not easy to take and to see a specie like this,a very rare guest of TN and an excellent capture despite the position and the distance,very good details and colors,i like it!Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

Hi Tibi,
nice and interesting photo. Excellent point of view. Great sharpness and details.
Nice composition.
Have a nice weekend,

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-08-03 12:26]

Hello Tibi.
Lovely photo of this jackal.Wonderful colours and details.Very good POV and DOF.TFS.
Best regards Siggi

Ciao Tibi, great capture of lovely creature, rare to see on TN, beautiful natural ambientations, splendid light and wonderful natural colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Tibi,
nice capture of this golden jackal. I agree with Luciano about the POV and the distance. The fact that this is a very rare species on TN makes this a really interesting picture. I especially like the natural colours.
Best wishes,

Buna Tibor,
Ceva foarte interesant neintalnit de mine pana acum. Ai intalnit specia in Romania? Este o specie putin prezentata pe TN. Detalii si culori excelente.
Un weekend placut!

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