Black Backed Jackal


Black Backed Jackal


Canis Mesomelas Schreber



5-10 Kg
11-22 Lbs



The Black-backed Jackal has a distinctive black and white saddle that is wide at the neck and shoulders and narrows toward the tail. It is a medium-sized, canine-like carnivore. The jackal is a nocturnal animal that lives mostly in Southern Africa. They are incredibly crafty and resourceful animals that eat fruits, berries, small mammals, and rodents. They eat young and small antelope as well.