19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Shy scaveger

This photograph here is showing the species behavior of Golden Jackal. He is eating a carcass of a farm animal, wrapped in a sheet and thrown away by villagers. Jackals are opportunistic eaters, as you can see in the Photo.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2021
Date Uploaded: 10.2021
Photo Location: Bhopal, India
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Salil Jain