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Side-striped Jackal ( a very rare species)


Posted by clement on Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:43 pm

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D700, 500mm + 1.4xTC
ISO 6400, f5.6, 1/15 shutters
A record picture in those conditions.
I applied neat image to reduce some noise. 

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by Swissblad on Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:54 am
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Nice capture of a rare encounter - congrats.
 

by Ron Day on Wed Jul 03, 2019 2:20 pm
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This is such an imposing rare animal, Clement. A beautiful and sharp image with good-looking surrounding habitat. Well done!
 

by Carol Clarke on Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:48 pm
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A nice view of this healthy looking specimen, Clement! Nice job to spot one during the day, as these are mostly nocturnal and prefer the more wooded areas, but its good to see they are not considered at risk on the IUCN Red List, where their population is listed as stable and of least concern over quite a wide area of African countries. In fact all three Jackal species - Black Backed, Side Striped and Golden, are listed as of least concern. Good to see some stable wildlife species for a change!

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by david fletcher on Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:37 pm
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Congrats on your rare encounter Clement! Super eye contact
Make your life spectacular!
 

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