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This region was historically home to a diverse group of carnivores such as the Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris virgata), the Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica) gray wolf (Canis lupus), striped hyena (Hyaena hyaena), brown bear (Ursus arctos), Anatolian leopard (Panthera pardus tulliana), Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), caracal (Felis caracal), Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), golden jackal (Canis aureus), red fox (Vulpes vulpes), European wildcat (Felis silvestris caucasica), pine marten (Marres martes) and other smaller mustelid species (BPPC and EEII 2002).
Other species, such as the wolf, golden jackal, and brown bear are in decline, living in fragmented habitat pockets.
The Kackar Range provides sanctuary for other medium-sized carnivores, including the Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx), Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), golden jackal (Canis aureus), and the occasional caracal (Felis caracal).
INDIA'S mammoth economic development juggernaut is taking a toll on the country's biodiversity, putting at risk various species of birds and animals such as great Indian bustard, Bengal florican, houbara, Nicobar megapode, golden jackal, Indian fox and nilgai.
The Southern Israel Nightlife tour allows participants to experience the southern Israel deserts at night and look for local owl species, migrant Egyptian Nightjars as well as animals like the Golden Jackal, Southern Red Fox, wolves, various rodents, reptiles and more.
Steak with madeira sauce (EUR25) and a glass of Golden Jackal (EUR4) made a perfect end to our stay.
An anonymous letter to the Gujarat High Court, which the court converted into a suo motu public interest litigation, pointed out that besides lions, the forests here also have leopards, bears, hyenas, golden jackals among other species.
Some of the most fascinating shots were of the golden jackals who live by the city's HaYarkon River; surprisingly, some Tel Avivians take their pet dogs there early in the morning, let them off their leads and snap them playing with jackals (my favourite showed one staring in awe at the blingy collar of one of the pooches).
Wild golden jackals, red foxes, and gray wolves were trapped at 57 different locations in Israel as part of a survey for oral rabies vaccination conducted by the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority and the Veterinary Services.
We examined 208 samples from 113 wild canids by ITS1-HRM PCR: 152 samples from 77 golden jackals, 44 from 25 red foxes, and 12 samples from 11 wolves.
The home range of golden jackals in Israel is adapted to the food resources available.
This popular national park boasts more than 400 wild elephants plus crocodiles, water buffalo and golden jackals along with numerous types of birdlife.