Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)

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Details of Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)

The common dwarf mongoose is primarily found in dry grassland, open forests, and bush land, up to 2,000 m in altitude. It is especially common in areas with many termite mounds, their favorite sleeping place. 

Length: 18-28 cm

Weight: 280 g

Active: Diurnal

Habitat: Thickets and woodland with termitaria

Food: Termites, worms, snails, insects

 

 

 

 

 

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The common dwarf mongoose is primarily found in dry grassland, open forests, and bush land, up to 2,000 m in altitude. It is especially common in areas with many termite mounds, their favorite sleeping place. 

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