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Chromosome analysis in the Kruger National Park - the chromosomes of the saddle-backed jackal Canis Mesomelas

C. Wallace
Koedoe | Vol 20, No 1 | a952 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v20i1.952 | © 1977 C. Wallace | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 August 1977 | Published: 27 August 1977

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Abstract

Among the present-day members of the Canidae family are included the dogs and foxes (Wurster and Benirschke 1968). The genus Canis is represented in Africa by four species of jackal (Bigaike 1972). This paper presents the chromosome Findings in a male saddle-backed jackal Canis mesomelas studied in the Kruger National Park, Republic of South Africa.


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