Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)

Dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula)

Short Overview

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. 

Details

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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