Fossil find introduces a new ancestor to the jackal family tree
By Alberto Valenciano Vaquero, Postdoctoral fellow, Universidad de Zaragoza
Jorge Morales Romero, Research Professor, Paleobiology, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales (MNCN-CSIC)
Romala Govender, Curator of Cenozoic Palaeontology, Research and Exhibitions, Iziko Museums of South Africa; Honorary Research associate Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town
Jackals appeared and established themselves in Africa in at least the last five million years. These animals have evolved and adapted to the changing environment, allowing them to survive.
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- Thursday, June 17, 2021