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Not an Egypt endemic

Posted by martino on 23 May 2011 at 09:47 GMT

While the paper has an extraordinary interest for African biogeography and wildlife conservation, I think it is necessary to stress that Canis lupaster was often considered a valid species before 1950's. This because it was sympatric with smaller golden jackals in Western Libya. So, it has never been an Egypt endemic.

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