jackal


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Synonyms for jackal

Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog

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But the Select Committee's report re-emphasized the link between jackal eradication and conservation which was to inform subsequent vermin campaigns, and especially the influential Drought Commission report of 1923.
Attack foxes and jackals happens every few years when the water freezes.
In February 2017, the wildlife service delivered the body of a golden jackal from Western Jutland, >200 km north of the Denmark-Germany border, to the National Veterinary Institute (Lyngby, Denmark).
Jackal Earlier, former Olympic bronze medallist Paddy Barnes turned on the style in his bout.
This work presents new translations of three plays by Tirso de Molina, the 17th-century Spanish playwright who created the character of Don Juan: Don Juan: The Jackal of Seville, A Sinner Saved, A Saint Damned, and The Timid Young Man at the Palace Gate.
According to Van Valkenburgh and Wayne (1994), the extent of sexual dimorphism varies in jackal species among regions, and is not as pronounced as is typical of canids.
Despite the name, golden jackals are believed to be more closely related to gray wolves and coyotes than to the black-backed and side-striped jackal species native to Africa.
Carlos the Jackal, born Illich Ramirez Sanchez, was already behind bars serving two separate life sentences-but Monday's trial could get him a third.
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.
Retold for children by Fereshteh Sarlak from Azita Rassi's translation, this is the sorry tale of a jackal so tired of his dull brown and grey fur that he aspires to the vivid plumage of a peacock.
On Wednesday, a jackal attacked him in his native village Darpora Lolab, in the border district Kupwara.
Brad and Angelina make a killer couple The Day Of The Jackal (Tuesday, ITV4, 10pm) FRED Zinneman takes the helm of this this taut thriller, and adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's best-seller, which follows the efforts of a ruthless assassin as he hatches a carefully crafted plot to pull off the most high-profile hit of his career - the assassination of French leader Charles de Gaulle.
Brad and Angelina make a killer couple The Day of The Jackal (Tuesday, ITV4, 10pm) FRED ZINNEMAN takes the helm of this taut | Brad and Angelina make a killer couple The Day of The Jackal (Tuesday, ITV4, 10pm) FRED ZINNEMAN takes the helm of this taut thriller, an adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's best-seller, which follows the efforts of a ruthless assassin as he hatches a carefully crafted plot to pull off the most high-profile hit of his career - the assassination of French leader Charles de Gaulle.
Day of the Jackal author Frederick Forsyth is set to reveal he was a reallife spy - as an agent for the secret intelligence service MI6.
The Jackal Translocation Project is an initiative of the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department and Archeological Survey of India in collaboration with Wildlife SOS to protect the resident Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra) population in Akbars tomb while also protecting jackals.