though it can chew very rotten meat and / newly born animals. It is nowhere common.
If you skin a wolf, coyote and a domestic dog, you / would be hard put to it to identify any one of them / even if you were an anatomist.
Confusion arises / from the fact that dogs in the wide sense of that term / have gone and head and developed what we may call / "nations" without changing in appearance very much.
To add to their charm, these little creatures make pa- / thetic whimpering noises when alarmed.
When seen alive its proportions are hardly / believable and must surely have been developed for / getting through or between things
and we would like to know more about it.
all forms of unpleasant hangers-on - a result of their / habit of following the large cats, making a special noise / when doing so, and then eating up most of the feast as / soon as the cat's back is turned.
for their appalling call which, in the case / of the Indian race is said to be "Dead Hindoo . . . / where, where, where?"
They will all interbreed with do- / mestic dogs, other jackals, or even wolves
there is a colossal mix-up of doggy creatures.
Hopping, gnawing, scheming
it is necessary to take a deep breath, metaphori- / cally, speaking, for this is the largest order