Side Striped Jackal, Canis Adustus, is a small canine hunter and scavenger. Much smaller than the hyena it is up to 70 to 80 cm in length, plus another 30 to 40cm for the tail, and weighing around 7 to 12Kg. The side striped Jackal stands around 40 to 50cm high at the shoulder. It is largely nocturnal. Maasai Mara, Masai Mara National Park, Kenya, East Africa.