The Golden Jackal is high level carnivore occurring in lowland jungles, especially in the dry zone. They hunt in open habitat such as grasslands and scrub forest. Golden Jackals hunt in small packs but are quite often seen in pairs. Omnivorous – there diet ranges from lizards, birds and small mammals. They are known to scavenge off dead animals and will also eat fruits and berries.  Very widely seen in Yala National Park.