Total length : 114 to 141 cm (45 to 56 in)
Shoulder height : 58 to 66 cm (23 to 26 in)
Weight : 9 to 23 kg (20 to 51 lb), male slightly larger than female
Coloration : Yellowish-gray fur with dark dorsal stripe; tawny muzzle, back of ears and front paws; dark, vertical line on front paws; white throat and belly; tail with black tip.
External characteristics : Long, slender muzzle measuring less than 25 mm (1 in) at tip; large, pointed ears; long, slender legs and short feet (17 to 22 cm/7 to 9 in), paw pad diameter of hind paws usually less than 32 mm/1.5 in); bushy tail (28 to 40 cm/11 to 16 in).