What was the purpose of Tabaqui's visit to the wolves's cave in The Jungle Book?

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Tabaqui the jackal enters the wolves' cave in order to find food. Tabaqui is a notorious scavenger, forever eating rags and bits of leather from the village garbage heaps. This is one of the things that makes him so hated among the wolves and the other animals of the jungle who actually hunt for most of their food. That Tabaqui also has a reputation for being a bit mad...

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