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Re: Pure predation




On Sat, 20 Mar 1999, Stanley Friesen wrote:

> Jackals aren't really hard-core scavengers.  They will hunt small prey,
> such as coneys and lizards.

And the black-backed jackals are significant predators of ostrich
eggs--this, despite the fact that their gape is too small, is achieved
probably by knocking eggs together.