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Banded Mongoose

Banded Mongoose

Description:

The Banded Mongoose (Mungos mungo) is a mongoose commonly found in the central and eastern parts of Africa. An adult animal can reach a length of 30 to 45 cm and a weight of 1.5 to 2.25 kg. The tail is 15 to 30 cm long.

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5 Comments

Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic 3 months ago

Hi Neil - really great shot, loved it. I stumbled upon your spottings by chance, and took liberty to include this one in few relevant missions. Hope you don't mind my intervention. Cheers

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

My father used to read us the Kipling story about the mongoose and his battle with the Cobras.

lori.tas
lori.tas 10 years ago

Kewl!

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 10 years ago

What a capture. Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing.

martiwrites
martiwrites 10 years ago

Isn't that a mongoose?

NeilHarris
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NeilHarris

Botswana

Spotted on Jul 2, 2008
Submitted on Feb 22, 2011

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