14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jackals Romance

Male and female jackals in one of their romantic moments. The male had caught an Agama Lizard and presented it to the female. While throwing it over her head, she turned and picked it up and then they mated, so this gesture of affection was more successful then flowers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Tanzania
Camera: NIKON D810
Copyright: © Galitz Roie
Photo of the Day: 11.20.16
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