Chagljevi : Unknown Dog of Eastern Europe.
Doglike. The size of a puppy.
Nocturnal. Afraid of humans.
Montenegro Republic, Yugoslavia.
The Golden jackal (Canis aureus) is still found in southeastern Europe, as far west as Italy and as far north as Austria. It stands 15–20 inches at the shoulder.
- Marcus Scibanicus, “Strange Creatures from Slavic Folklore,” North American BioFortean Review 3, no. 2 (October 2001): 56–63, http://www.strangeark.com/ nabr/NABR7.pdf.
Mysterious Creatures – A Guide to Cryptozoology written by George M. Eberhart – Copyright © 2002 by George M. Eberhart