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They exploit a scavenging lifestyle instead, the great jackals of the sea.

Sirius also helps you locate two constellations, Canis major and Canis minor, which first emerge during the “dog days” of summer and inspired numerous traditional tales about celestial wolves, foxes, dogs, and jackals.

He was accused of being a 'jackal' and of drunkenly killing innocents by an Afghan warlord this week.

Their deeper recesses were given up to owls and bats, and nearer the entrance the prowling fox or jackal found a covert.

Had he not heard the cry of the "jackal in the desert," so much in keeping with the burning temperature out of doors?

The Snake submitted to the test, and when she was covered by the stone the Jackal advised the Man to go away and leave her.

But the Man proposed to consult other wise people before being bit, and after a while they met the Jackal.

In another Kaffir story, the Jackal runs into a hole under a tree, but the Lion catches him by the tail.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jackal, such as: brush wolf, dingo, hyena, lobo, medicine wolf, and timber wolf.

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