Canis aureus

Canis aureus Linnaeus, 1758

Common Names

Common Jackal (English), Golden Jackal (English), ابن آوى الذهبى (Arabic), Asiatic Jackal (English)

Languages: English


Status in Egypt

Native, resident.

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Narrow (Nile Valley, Delta, Western Desert).


M., Basuony., F. Gilbert., & S. Zalat. (2010).  Mammals of Egypt: Atlas, Red Data Listing & Conservation, Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Cairo..