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Average Size: 90-105cm (35-42in) and weighs 6.8-11kg (15-24lbs)
Average Lifespan: 8-15 years
Range Distribution Map
Habitat description: Lives in grass plains and dry woodland areas. Originally found in Africa, Asia, and Southeast Europe.
Behavior, Diet: Carnivore. Mainly eats antelope, reptiles, and insects. Often scavenges for food. Lives in packs of 10-30 and use their large numbers to their advantage to hunt for food and protect each other. Nocturnal and crepuscular (active at dawn and dusk).
Conservation status: Listed as a least concern.
Was seen as the Egyptian god of death, Anubis.