Mongoose (Banded)

Mongoose (Banded) image. A medium-sized, squat mongoose with a coarse and wiry coat of grizzled gray. Its back is transversally banded, the lower limbs and the tail are dark. In savanna habitats with termite mounds as refuges it forms large packs with up to 35 adults including 3 to 4 breeding females and as many breeding males. Banded Mongoose are active by day, foraging on invertebrates and small vertebrates.

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