Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo)

Details

Details of Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo)

The banded mongoose is a sturdy mongoose with a large head, small ears, short, muscular limbs and a long tail, almost as long as the rest of the body.

Animals of wetter areas are larger and darker colored than animals of dryer regions. 

 

 

 

 

Short Overview

Length: 30-45cm


Weight:  1,5-2,2 kg


Active: Diurnal


Habitat: Riverine forest or dense thorn veld


Food: Insects, reptiles, eggs, fruits, snails


 


 

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