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.
Weight: 1,5-2,2 kg
Habitat: Riverine forest or dense thorn veld
Food: Insects, reptiles, eggs, fruits, snails