Black-Backed Jackal Hunting Sandgrouse

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Leaping into the air, a black-backed jackal attempts to catch a Burchells Sandgrouse at a waterhole in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa. This particular jackal has made it a speciality hunting technique to hunt the sandgrouse as they come in to drink on a daily basis.