Gallery description : mongoose

Mongoose (helogale parvula) is a mammal type animal. It usually lives in open forests and grass plains. The animal weights about 0.3-4kg (0.7-8.8lbs) and average life span is 10-15 years. Hawks, snakes, jackal are dangerous for mongooses. Look up the table below to learn more information.

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Facts about mongooses
NameMongoose
Size18-120cm (7-47in)
HabitatOpen forests and grass plains
OrderCarnivora
Conservation StatusEndangered
PredatorsHawks, snakes, jackal
DietOmnivore
Main PreyRats, eggs, insects
Average Litter Size4
ClassMammalia
LifestyleGang
KingdomAnimalia
Skin TypeFur
Weight0.3-4kg (0.7-8.8lbs)
Life Span10-15 years
PhylumChordata
TypeMammal
FamilyHerpestidae
Top Speed32km/h (20mph)
Scientific NameHelogale parvula
ColourTan, brown, grey
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Description Mongoose. Description Yellow Mongoose.JPG
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Heigh 1663 pixels
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