Observations in the Genus: Canis

Common Name: Dogs

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Kruger Park - Side-Striped Jackal

Side-striped Jackal
By: jimmymac2
Member of RSPB Wildlife Explorers
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Location: S94, Kruger National Park
Observed: 31st August 2012
Added: 11th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

The only Side-Striped Jackal we saw.

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Canis mesomelas

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 19th November 2014
Added: 7th December 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Black Backed Jackal

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By: Alan WilliamsAlan Williams’s reputation in MammalsAlan Williams’s reputation in MammalsAlan Williams’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Ntibane Game Ranch
Observed: 10th April 2012
Added: 2nd December 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Jackal

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in MammalsMelissa Petford’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed: 11th July 2014
Added: 30th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Black-backed Jackal

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: H1-4, Kruger National Park
Observed: 4th October 2011
Added: 12th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

This was the second jackal sighting of the trip. this one ran alongside us for a bit and then trotted off into the bush on the other side of the plain.

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Black-backed Jackal

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By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe’s reputation in MammalsKobus Lubbe’s reputation in MammalsKobus Lubbe’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Unnamed Road, Golden Gate Highlands National Park
Observed: 20th September 2014
Added: 8th November 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Young Jackal

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in MammalsRyan van Huyssteen’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Makgadikgadi National Park
Observed: 21st October 2014
Added: 24th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:10
Comments:0
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great catch

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Umdoni Forest, Pennington
Observed: 29th June 2014
Added: 22nd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Unusual capture in a clearing in dense coastal forest. The two shots taken minutes apart apparently show a single individual, not a pair.

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Canis mesomelas subsp. mesomelas (Black-backed Jackal)

 Canis mesomelas subsp. mesomelas (Black-backed Jackal)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Addo Elephant Park
Observed: 5th October 2014
Added: 15th October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Blackback Jackal, Rooijakkals

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Sossusvlei
Observed: 27th February 2010
Added: 2nd October 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Photo by Willem da Veiga

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Mischief - Kgalagadi NCape

Mischief - Kgalagadi NCape
By: KaroopixieKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Nossob waterhole, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 5th September 2014
Added: 28th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Chasing a heron for no good reason.

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Jackal - Kgalagadi NCape

Jackal - Kgalagadi NCape
By: KaroopixieKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in MammalsKaroopixie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Lijersdraai, Kgalagasi Transfrontier NCape
Observed: 1st September 2014
Added: 25th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Black-backed Jackal

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Hippo Loop, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed: 26th December 2013
Added: 19th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Bateleur feeding on Black-backed Jackal carcass

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By: guido.cozaguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Etosha N.P. western section
Observed: 3rd August 2014
Added: 13th September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:2
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In between

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By: _Fieldnotes_Fieldnotes’s reputation in Mammals_Fieldnotes’s reputation in Mammals
Location: S90
Observed: 31st October 2012
Added: 1st September 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Black-backed Jackal ...

Black-backed Jackal
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutrampsSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaKeys GOLD
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Location: Daza River bridge area, Mkambati NR
Observed: 18th August 2014
Added: 25th August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Blackback Jackal scat

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Gamkaberg
Observed: 20th August 2014
Added: 22nd August 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Several scats on top of a low bush, full of hair and bones. Close to warrens of Brant's Whistling Rat.

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Footprint on St Helena Island

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By: Jill Key
Location: SH
Observed: 29th July 2014
Added: 1st August 2014
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:9
Description:

These prints were found on St Helena Island. they are about 10cm long. Sightings are of a "large cat-like grey animal, moving fast". We are keen to know if this could be an African mammal, which would be a biosecurity breach and very serious for us.

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Black back jackal

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel’s reputation in MammalsFrancois Kriel’s reputation in MammalsFrancois Kriel’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Unnamed Road, Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Observed: 3rd July 2014
Added: 28th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Black-backed jackal, Rooijakkals 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 9th July 2014
Added: 23rd July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Spoor

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By: _vynbos
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: M4, Murdock Valley
Observed: 20th July 2014
Added: 20th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Canis mesomelas

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By: GawieGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in MammalsGawie’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Mokala National Park
Observed: 23rd June 2014
Added: 20th July 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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blackbacked jackal

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: Unnamed Road, Presidentsrus
Observed: 21st June 2014
Added: 21st June 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Blackback Jackal (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 29th May 2014
Added: 30th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas), 4web 419145

Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas), 4web 419145
By: guido.cozaguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammalsguido.coza’s reputation in Mammals
Location: Addo Elephant National Park
Observed: 20th February 2014
Added: 13th May 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Blackback Jackal

I've been spotted
By: Jan-Hendrik
Botanical Society of South AfricaSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Brandfort District
Observed: 27th April 2014
Added: 28th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:2
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dogbeach sport

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 4th April 2014
Added: 12th April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Tazer & Pepper, rescues both. Rewarding pets? Hell, yes!

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yay! we're going to the dog-beach, dad?

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 24th February 2014
Added: 3rd April 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Pepper. A highly pedigreed ... um, pavement special. Rescued nearly 2 years ago from a cardboard box at a local dumpsite. A lovely girl.

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Dogs observing bushbuck

Dogs observing bushbuck
By: _johanbaard
South African National Parks
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Location: Bibbeyshoek, Goudveld, Knysna
Observed: 9th March 2014
Added: 28th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Bushbuck visit garden on weekly basis, loving Agapanthus, but separated from dogs by security fence.

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Blackback Jackal, Rooijakkals

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in MammalsAlex Dreyer’s earned reputation in Mammals
Location: Farm Kyffhauser, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 24th February 2014
Added: 26th March 2014
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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