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Cape Grey Mongoose Galerella pulverulenta
2012-11-05 11:18:06

The Cape grey mongoose (Galerella pulverulenta), also known as the small grey mongoose, is native to southern Africa. Until recently, it was thought to occur only in the Cape Province, but now it is known to inhabit other areas of South Africa, with a northern range that stretches into Angola. It prefers a habitat in areas with green vegetation like semi-arid scrublands and forested areas.  It...

White-tailed Mongoose Ichneumia albicauda
2012-05-30 16:22:06

The white-tailed mongoose (Ichneumia albicauda) is the only species in the genus Ichneumia, and the largest of all mongooses. The scientific name Ichneumia is derived from the Greek word ichneumon, which translates to “tracker”. Albicauda is derived from the Latin albus, meaning “white”, and cauda, meaning “tail”. The white-tailed mongoose can be found in most areas of Africa...

Slender Mongoose Galerella sanguinea
2012-05-30 12:31:26

The slender mongoose (Galerella sanguinea) is also called the black-tailed mongoose or black-tipped mongoose, and can be found throughout sub-Saharan Africa. There are approximately fifty subspecies within this range. They are able to adapt to most habitats within their range, but they prefer savannah and semiarid plains. They rarely occur in deserts or densely forested areas. The slender...

Yellow Mongoose
2007-01-19 19:26:46

The yellow mongoose is a small mammal averaging about 1 lb (1/2 kg) in weight and about 20 in (500 mm) in length. A member of the mongoose family, it lives in open country. It resides from semi-desert scrubland to grasslands in Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. There are as many as twelve subspecies of yellow mongoose. In general, the yellow mongoose has lighter...

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