Jackals are wild dogs usually found in arid climates. They are also known as the "thieves' dog". They are quick to sniff out sources of food, and clever enough to figure out how to get at them. The Hallin stand jackal has become a popular pet in Evermore. Some Redguard in Bangkorai have successfully bred local jackals into mounts. Jackals are known to travel in small packs. Their meat is gamey. Smugglers often sell their pelts and skulls to buyers.
Jellyfish are a type of aquatic invertebrate. Swamp jellies are said to have a disquieting resemblance to them.
Jerboas are small hopping rodents found in Elsweyr with long ears and legs. They breed quickly, and their meat is said to taste sweet.
Jills are mythical beings, said to fix the world during dragon breaks. Some sources describe them as female Dragons.[UOL 1][UOL 2]
The joughat is an animal that is known to have been kept as a household pet by nobility. Circa 3E 110, one was owned by the young Uriel Septim III.
- ^ Jackal pet description in ESO
- ^ Meat for Soup
- ^ Beast Acquisitions Log
- ^ Swamp Jelly pet description in ESO
- ^ Anequina Animal Identification and Tasting — Hrodkir Mincemeat
- ^ French Translation of A Child's Tamriel Bestiary
Note: The following references are considered to be unofficial sources. They are included to round off this article and may not be authoritative or conclusive.