Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo)

Banded mongoose (Mungos mungo)

Short Overview

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. 

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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. 

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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