Black-backed jackal pups (@ Jami Tarris/Corbis)
- These small, adaptable animals are master scavengers, day or night.""What are they?
- Time-travel back 2 million years and you\ll find the ancestors of these guys looking pretty much the same as they do today.""See more pictures
- It\s all fun and games for these pups now but ancient Egyptians believed their ancestors protected the dead on their way to the afterlife.""Who was their god?
- Cats or dogs – which do you prefer?""Here\s some of the world\s more exotic specimens to choose from