Common Name: Golden Jackal
Scientific Name: Canis aureus
Nepali Name: Shiyal ( स्याल )
Size: 60 -75 cm
Location: Rara, Nepal
Found in forests, grasslands, urban and semi-urban areas in Nepal except for the high elevations, these are medium-sized canids.
Generally having buff grey fur interspersed with black hair especially on the back. The underside, throat, and the areas around the eyes and lips are white.
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