Angolan slender mongoose

Angolan slender mongoose

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Galerella flavescens

The Angolan slender mongoose is a mongoose native to southwestern Africa, specifically southwestern Angola and northwestern Namibia. It has been listed as "Least Concern" on the IUCN Red List, as it is not threatened and thought to be common. It has a long, slim body and there are different colour forms, a black or dark brown form in the southern part of its range, and a yellowish- or reddish-brown form in the north. This mongoose inhabits dry, rocky habitats and feeds on insects, scorpions and small vertebrates.

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Angolan slender mongoose habitat map

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References

1. Angolan slender mongoose Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angolan_slender_mongoose
2. Angolan slender mongoose on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/41599/45205933

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